- pantheism [pan′thē iz΄əm]n.[Fr panthéisme < panthéiste < E pantheist, coined (1705) by J. Toland, Ir deist: see PAN-, THEO-, & -ISM]1. the doctrine that God is not a personality, but that all laws, forces, manifestations, etc. of the universe are God; the belief that God and the universe are one and the same2. the worship, or toleration of worship, of all gods of various cultspantheistn.pantheisticadj.pantheisticalpantheisticallyadv.
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