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divinity

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

1
:  theology
2
:  the quality or state of being divine
3
often capitalized :  a divine being: as
a :  god 1
b (1) :  god 2
(2) :  goddess
4
:  fudge made of whipped egg whites, sugar, and nuts
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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
DIVINITY Defined for Kids

divinity

noun di·vin·i·ty \də-ˈvi-nə-tē\
plural di·vin·i·ties

Definition of DIVINITY for Kids

1
:  the quality or state of being God or a god
2
:  a god or goddess <the divinities of ancient Greece>
3
:  the study of religion

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