HyperDic: divinity

English > 4 senses of the word divinity:
NOUNperson divinity, deity, 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
attributedivinitythe quality of being divine
fooddivinity, divinity fudgewhite creamy fudge made with egg whites
cognitiondivinity, theologythe rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
divinity > pronunciation
Soundsdihvih'nahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > divinity: 4 senses > 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.
Synonymsdeity, 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
Adjectivesdivinebeing or having the nature of a god
English > divinity: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being divine.
Example"ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs"
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishdivinidad
Catalandivinitat
Adjectivesdivinedevoted to or in the service or worship of a deity
English > divinity: 4 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningwhite creamy fudge made with egg whites.
Synonymdivinity fudge
BroaderfudgeSoft creamy candy
Spanishdivinidad
English > divinity: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth.
Synonymtheology
Category ofCreation(theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
catechetical, catecheticOf or relating to or involving catechesis
deadly, mortalInvolving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
divine guidance, inspiration(theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings
fundamentalist, fundamentalisticOf or relating to or tending toward fundamentalism
limbo(theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)
minor, venialwarranting only temporal punishment
predestination, foreordination, preordination, predetermination(theology) being determined in advance
purgatory(theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins
redemption, salvation(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil / evil
theanthropism(theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine
theologyThe learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)
theology, theological systemA particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
universalistic, universalistOf or relating to or tending toward universalism
NarrowerangelologyThe branch of theology that is concerned with angels
apologeticsThe branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines
ecclesiologyThe branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church
eschatologyThe branch of theology that is concerned with such final / final / final things as death and Last Judgment
hermeneuticsThe branch of theology that deals with principles of exegesis
homileticsThe branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies
liturgics, liturgiologyThe study of liturgies
theodicyThe branch of theology that defends God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil
Broaderdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwickA branch of knowledge
Spanishteología
Catalandivinitat, teologia

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