Synonyms of deity

1 a being having superhuman powers and control over a particular part of life or the world
  • to the ancient Greeks, Zeus was the deity who ruled over the sky and weather, and Poseidon was god of the sea

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2 capitalized the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe
  • we prayed to the Deity for guidance

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3 the quality or state of being divine
  • the repudiation of the claim of deity by the Japanese emperor after the end of World War II

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The first known use of deity was in the 14th century

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“Deity.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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