demigoddess

noun
demi·​god·​dess | \ ˈde-mē-ˌgä-dəs How to pronounce demigoddess (audio) \

Definition of demigoddess

: a female demigod

Examples of demigoddess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kids will love collecting sea glass and human teeth, while adults sip cans of rosé cider in the tranquil setting—any noise may wake Tola, the mercurial demigoddess of chaos and despair. Patrick Clair, The New Yorker, 17 Aug. 2021 Diana’s own desire, after all, is for some kind of normalcy, the comforting opposite of her life as an Amazonian demigoddess responsible for feats of derring-do. David Sims, The Atlantic, 23 Dec. 2020 The float is meant to illustrate the backstories of the nine Muses, the Greek demigoddesses in charge of art, music, literature, theater and unpronounceable Uptown streets. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, 6 Feb. 2018 But a sequel featuring the lasso-weilding demigoddess is reportedly in the works. David Z. Morris, Fortune, 25 June 2017 Friendship and idealism will win the war, and some immortal demigoddess protects our freedom. Josephine Livingstone, New Republic, 6 June 2017 Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is also receiving overwhelmingly positive reviews for her portrayal of the Justice League demigoddess, who first appeared as a comic book character in the early 1940s. Emma Stefansky, VanityFair.com, 4 June 2017

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First Known Use of demigoddess

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Demigoddess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demigoddess. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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