as in deity
the quality or state of being divine Henry David Thoreau felt the presence of divinity in every part of nature

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as in god
a being having superhuman powers and control over a particular part of life or the world a modest temple built for one of the minor divinities in ancient Greek mythology

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as in God
capitalized the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe communal worship of the Divinity was expected of every member of the colony

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“Divinity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/divinity. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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