Main Entry: poly·syntheti·the·ism
Function: noun
Etymology: much compounded, (from Greek poly- much -- from polys much, many -- + synthetos compunded, put together, from syntithenai to put together -- + the- + -ism) + English -ic or -ical
1 : Belief in the existence of a god or gods as the result of synthesis; specifically the uniting of many gods into one : efficacy through deistic synthesis;
2 : Belief in one or many gods known to be artificial in nature;
- polysynthetitheistic adjective