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1. deity

noun. ['ˈdiːəti'] any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force.

Synonyms

  • earth-god
  • Greek deity
  • Norse deity
  • Semitic deity
  • goddess
  • Persian deity
  • Anglo-Saxon deity
  • Teutonic deity
  • god of war
  • earth god
  • zombie
  • Hindu deity
  • Celtic deity
  • demigod
  • pantheon
  • sea god
  • spiritual being
  • Egyptian deity
  • zombi
  • divinity
  • god
  • sun god
  • Chinese deity
  • war god
  • immortal
  • saint
  • supernatural being
  • Phrygian deity
  • Roman deity
  • daemon
  • snake god
  • Japanese deity
  • Greco-Roman deity
  • demiurge

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • inferior
  • mortal
  • earthly

Etymology

  • deité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • deitas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Deity

  • heterogeneity
  • spontaneity
  • homogeneity

How do you spell deity? Is it diety ?

A common misspelling of deity is diety

Example sentences of the word deity


1. Noun, singular or mass
The Hebrew deity was only one of many in their culture, as well.

Quotes containing the word deity


1. Once, when a religionist denounced me in unmeasured terms, I sent him a card saying, "I am sure you believe that I will go to hell when I die, and that once there I will suffer all the pains and tortures the sadistic ingenuity of your deity can devise and that this torture will continue forever. Isn't that enough for you? Do you have to call me bad names in addition?
- Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov

2. You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all-powerful Creator. You are a Deity in jeans and a t-shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was.
- Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your True Destiny

3. Redemption, n. Deliverance of sinners from the penalty of their sin through their murder of the deity against whom they sinned. The doctrine of Redemption is the fundamental mystery of our holy religions, and whoso believeth in it shall not perish, but have everlasting life in which to try to understand it.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

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