noun, often capitalized
ti·​tan·​ess | \ ˈtī-tᵊn-əs How to pronounce titaness (audio) \

Definition of titaness

: a female titan

Examples of titaness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Trump offers ‘domination’ of DC protests as model for states," 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, "U.S. Open Midterm Grades: Taylor Townsend, Serena, Big Three Get High Marks," 1 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of titaness

1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Titaness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titaness. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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