Definition of goddess
1 : a female god
2 : a woman whose great charm or beauty arouses adoration
Examples of goddess in a Sentence
a goddess of ancient Greece
The actress, who is already a goddess in her own country, is finally getting recognition here.
Recent Examples of goddess from the Web
The award is named for the ancient Sumerian goddess of beer.
The Hindu goddess Kali faces off with Hydra, the mythical Greek serpent.
Best known for her work as the skeptical FBI agent Dana Scully on The X-Files, Anderson gets a plum role as the new goddess Media, a character viewers only ever encounter in various disguises.
The name synestia—from syn meaning together and Hestia the Greek goddess of architecture and structures, loosely together-structure—was chosen to stress the fact that synestias are single bodies, not a separate planet and disk.
Ultimately, despite her awesome powers, this goddess is reduced to participating in a love triangle with mere mortals.
So many people have been waiting to see what would happen when Wonder Woman finally came out — their hopes pinned on the goddess born Diana of Themiscyra.
Erda, the earth goddess, who emerges near the end with a dark warning, is sung by Kelley O’Connor with affecting vulnerability rather than implacable authority.
The lasso was, after all, imbued with its mystical properties by the goddesses both of wisdom and of love.
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GODDESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of goddess for English Language Learners
: a female god (sense 2)
: a woman who is greatly loved or admired
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Definition of goddess for Students
: a female god
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