noun, plural de·i·ties.
Origin of deity
Examples from the Web for deities
The worship of some of these deities appears to have included orgiastic rituals: music, wine, sex.
Seven, The: The seven deities worshipped by the majority of the residents of Westeros.
In India, actors are often treated like deities on par with the corpse of Princess Diana.
The Bhīls worship the ordinary Hindu deities and the village godlings of the locality.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
It was then that Lad disgraced himself and his deities, and proved himself all unworthy to appear in so refined an assembly.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
The deities being satisfied by duly and faultlessly performed sacrifice, honour the creatures in return by (sending) rain.The Gtakaml|rya Sra
There are as many moving agents as there are stars, as there are souls, or deities.Giordano Bruno|James Lewis McIntyre
For I can never think of handing over to the stars the office of deities, to produce effects.Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for deity
c.1300, "divine nature;" late 14c., "a god," from Old French deité, from Late Latin deitatem (nominative deitas) "divine nature," coined by Augustine from Latin deus "god," from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus).