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[god-hoo d] /ˈgɒd hʊd/
divine character or condition; divinity.
Origin of godhood
1175-1225; Middle English; Old English godhād. See God, -hood Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He is governed only by love, and I am about to resign my godhood in his favour.

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    Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
  • If the God would but hear him, it was all he had yet learned to require of his godhood.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • There is in it no account of miracles or of great pretensions to godhood and the like.

    Pagan & Christian Creeds Edward Carpenter
  • God's comfort must ever be larger than man's grief, else were there gaps in his godhood.

    Hope of the Gospel George MacDonald
  • Knowledge was godhood; godhood was knowledge, of the essence; the essence was knowing understanding.

    Warlord of Kor

    Terry Gene Carr
  • But this very individuality and peculiarity can only be founded on the broadest truths of the godhood and the manhood.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Even in the case of a hero so surrounded with historic light as Cuculain we find a halo, as of godhood, often settling around him.

  • And the vital test of godhood he failed to meet: It is his own test, whereby he disproves his godship out of his own mouth.

    The Seeker

    Harry Leon Wilson
  • The circle represents the attainment of godhood—victory over death through regeneration.

  • There is no other possible way by which the virgin-birth or the godhood of a man can be established.

British Dictionary definitions for godhood


the state of being divine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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