HyperDic: deity

English > 1 sense of the word deity:
NOUNperson deity, divinity, god, immortalany supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
deity > pronunciation
Soundsdiy'ahtiy
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English > deity: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAny supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force.
Synonymsdivinity, god, immortal
InstancesArhat, Arhant, lohanA Buddhist who has attained nirvana
Bodhisattva, BoddhisatvaBuddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others
Demogorgon(Greek mythology) a mysterious and terrifying deity of the underworld
Hypnos(Greek mythology) the Greek god of sleep
MorpheusThe Roman god of sleep and dreams
QuetzalcoatlAn Aztec deity represented as a plumed serpent
Member ofpantheonAll the gods of a religion
NarrowerAnglo-Saxon deity(Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
Celtic deityA deity worshipped by the Celts
Chinese deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese
Egyptian deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
Greco-Roman deity, Graeco-Roman deityA deity of classical mythology
Greek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
Hindu deityA deity worshipped by the Hindus
Japanese deityA deity worshipped by the Japanese
Norse deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
Persian deityA deity worshiped by the ancient Persians
Phrygian deitydeity of the ancient Phrygians of west central Asia Minor
Roman deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
Semitic deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Semites
Teutonic deity(German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
daemon, demigodA person who is part mortal and part god
demiurgeA subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe
earth-god, earth godA god of fertility and vegetation
goddessA female deity
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
sea godA deity that personifies the sea and is usually believed to live in or to control the sea
sun godA god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun
war god, god of warA god worshipped as giving victory in war
zombi, zombie, snake godA god of voodoo cults / cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
Broaderspiritual being, supernatural beingAn incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
Spanishdeidad, diosa, dios, divinidad, inmortal
Catalandeïtat, déu, divinitat
Verbsdeifyconsider as a god or godlike

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