Atheous A"the*ous, a. [Gr. ? without God. See {Atheist}.] 1. Atheistic; impious. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Without God, neither accepting nor denying him. [1913 Webster]

I should say science was atheous, and therefore could not be atheistic. --Bp. of Carlisle. [1913 Webster]

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