Origin of deification
Examples from the Web for deification
Finally, as a Zionist, this deification of trauma appalls me.
Even this poem is a deification of progress through effort, not through repose.Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning|Robert Browning
The deification of heroes changed into the canonization of saints.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV.|Thomas Paine
It's confusing, and tends to rob the master of the deification that is his due.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
late 14c., from Late Latin deificationem (nominative deificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deificare (see deify).