deification

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noun de·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌdē-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌdā-\

Definition of deification

  1. :  the act or an instance of deifying

Examples of deification in a sentence

  1. the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero

14th Century

First Known Use of deification

14th century



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