noun, plural a·poth·e·o·ses [uh-poth-ee-oh-seez, ap-uh-thee-uh-seez] /əˌpɒθ iˈoʊ siz, ˌæp əˈθi əˌsiz/.
- apothecary jar,
Origin of apotheosis
Examples from the Web for apotheosis
That transformation of the brand seems now to have its apotheosis in the arrival of the Tour de France.
Dance is a vehicle for personal expression, community storytelling, and the apotheosis of ceremony.Challenging Religious Tradition for the Love of God — and the Love of Dance|Moral Courage|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If life has such a thing as an apotheosis, it surely involves truffled capon.
Over the course of these novels, the style becomes increasingly parsimonious, reaching its apotheosis in The Golden Bowl.
These triumphs were seen as the apotheosis of human enterprise and might.
This apotheosis by the Imagination is the subject of my present lecture.The Pleasures of England|John Ruskin
She saw her brother Asticot transfigured into the resplendent gentleman beyond her sphere, and sighed womanlike at my apotheosis.The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke
Thus the apotheosis of man is the goal aimed at in all religious activity.The Christ Myth|Arthur Drews
The characteristic of the modern movements par excellence is the apotheosis of the insignificant.Robert Browning|G. K. Chesterton
Free henceforth from the service of sorrow, as are the immortals, he gloried in his apotheosis, majestically serene.Froth|Armando Palacio Valds
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for apotheosis
1600s, from Late Latin apotheosis "deification," from Greek apotheosis, from apotheoun "deify, make (someone) a god," from apo- special use of this prefix, meaning, here, "change" + theos "god" (see Thea).