deity


deity

noun

Definition of DEITY

1
a being having superhuman powers and control over a particular part of life or the world <to the ancient Greeks, Zeus was the deity who ruled over the sky and weather, and Poseidon was god of the sea>
Synonyms divinity, god
Related Words angel, demigod, demon (or daemon), devil, spirit, supernatural
2
cap the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe <we prayed to the Deity for guidance>
3
the quality or state of being divine <the repudiation of the claim of deity by the Japanese emperor after the end of World War II>
Synonyms deity, godhead, godhood

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