noun di·vin·i·ty \də-ˈvi-nə-tē\

: the state of being a god : the state of being divine

: a god or goddess

: the formal study of religion, religious practices, and religious beliefs

plural di·vin·i·ties

Full Definition of DIVINITY

:  theology
:  the quality or state of being divine
often capitalized :  a divine being: as
a :  god 1
b (1) :  god 2
(2) :  goddess
:  fudge made of whipped egg whites, sugar, and nuts

Examples of DIVINITY

  1. Christians believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ.
  2. the divinities of ancient Greece

First Known Use of DIVINITY

14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary


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