: the rank, character, or personality of a god : deity, divinity
your name and mine were used with less reverence than became our godshipsJohn Dryden

Word History


god + -ship

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of godship was in 1592

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“Godship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/godship. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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