Definition of Deification

1. Noun. The condition of being treated like a god.

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Deify



2. Noun. An embodiment of the qualities of a god. "The capitalists' deification of capital"
Generic synonyms: Avatar, Embodiment, Incarnation
Derivative terms: Deify

3. Noun. The elevation of a person (as to the status of a god).
Exact synonyms: Apotheosis, Exaltation
Generic synonyms: Worship
Derivative terms: Deify, Deify, Exalt, Exalt

Definition of Deification

1. n. The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise.

Definition of Deification

1. Noun. The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deification

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deification

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deictic word
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deifer
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deification (current term)
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deiformity
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deigning
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Literary usage of Deification

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1. Miscellaneous Writings, 1883-1896 by Mary Baker Eddy (1897)
"deification OF PERSONALITY. NOTWITHSTANDING the rapid sale already of two editions of " Christ and Christmas," and many orders on hand, 1 have thought best ..."

2. Christian Mysticism: Considered in Eight Lectures Delivered Before the by William Ralph Inge (1899)
"It has indeed been said that " deification was the idea of salvation taught in the ... To modern ears the word " deification " sounds not only strange, ..."

3. Studies of the Gods in Greece at Certain Sanctuaries Recently Excavated by Louis Dyer (1891)
"... APPENDIX I THE deification OF ROMAN EMPERORS ROMAN imperialism has not usually been judged upon its merits. Perhaps this would have been otherwise ..."

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