Definition of deification
: the act or an instance of deifying
Examples of deification in a Sentence
the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero
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Maybe The Ranch is an agent of harm in the world, a shaggy deification of the animus currently ruling over us.
Even the Soviets, who, during Khrushchev’s tenure, turned away from the hagiographic excesses of the Stalinist era, found the deification of the Kim family absurd.
Still, within the context of his approach, Kanigel rightly tries to counter some of the deification around Jacobs’s cultural standing, leaving us with a work of wary appreciation that perhaps isn’t quite wary enough.
The genre’s visual language has always been an international collaboration, starting with the Ramones’ debut platter in 1976, which effectively deflated the then-rampant deification of musicians.
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