godhood

noun
god·hood | \ˈgäd-ˌhu̇d \

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deity, divinity, godhead

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Examples of godhood in a Sentence

according to Greek myth, Hercules was granted godhood after his death

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This is particularly true when Thanos, with his Infinity Gauntlet, can claim the same title of godhood. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, "The Boundless Potential of Thor," 6 May 2018 This is the mytho-scientific premise underlying a madcap, rapid-fire tale of South Africa in the year 2064, where a handful of individuals are suddenly plagued by godhood. N. K. Jemisin, New York Times, "Pirates, Drugs and Time Travel: The Best of New Science Fiction and Fantasy," 14 July 2017

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First Known Use of godhood

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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