divinity

noun di·vin·i·ty \ də-ˈvi-nə-tē \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of divinity

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

Examples of divinity in a Sentence

  1. Christians believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ.

  2. the divinities of ancient Greece

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First Known Use of divinity

14th century

divinity Synonyms

Other Christian Religious Terms


DIVINITY Defined for English Language Learners

divinity

noun

Definition of divinity for English Language Learners

  • : 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


DIVINITY Defined for Kids

divinity

noun di·vin·i·ty \ də-ˈvi-nə-tē \

Definition of divinity for Students

plural divinities
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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