ti·​tan·​ess ˈtī-tᵊn-əs How to pronounce titaness (audio)
often capitalized
: a female titan

Examples of titaness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s one of the many questions that come to mind where perusing the grand Milan apartment of Donatella Versace, that ironic titaness of all that is blond. Anita Sarsidi, ELLE Decor, 12 May 2023 The fable of the proud titaness Mutabilitie, whose cleverly crafted legal case against the Olympian gods is thwarted by the judgment of Nature itself, prompts the poet to meditate on the potency and transience of his art. Catherine Nicholson, The New York Review of Books, 15 June 2021 In Greek mythology, Themis is a titaness of divine law and order, whose symbols are the scales of justice. Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo, Anchorage Daily News, 2 June 2020 Herewith, midterm grades from the year’s final Grand Slam, the 2019 U.S. Open, through Saturday’s play…. Titans and titanesses: The upsets have all been of the minor variety. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, 1 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of titaness was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Titaness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titaness. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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