semidivine

adjective

semi·​di·​vine ˌse-mē-də-ˈvīn How to pronounce semidivine (audio)
ˌse-ˌmī-,
-mi-
: more than mortal but not fully divine

Examples of semidivine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The piece appears to depict Naga — a member of a class of mythical semidivine beings known in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism — surrounded by dozens of people. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 23 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semidivine was in 1600

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“Semidivine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semidivine. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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