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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The elevation of a person (as to the status of a god); An embodiment of the qualities of a god; The condition of being treated like a god.

Usage examples (30)
  • The capitalists' deification of capital
  • Noun : Their gods were deifications of their ancient kings
  • Entheogens (whose name means in Greek "deification from within") are substances scientifically classified as psychotropic herbs.
  • Only an uncreated power can be the cause or ground of deification, that is certainly a patristic principle. for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1978 National Spelling Bee.
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