noun, plural de·i·ties.
Origin of deity
Examples from the Web for deity
Beyoncé has, for close to a decade now, been a deity in entertainment: untouchable, successful, divine.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For his tireless assault on evolutionary biology and downsizing the deity to fit within science, I give Meyer second place.
He loomed like a god above us, as much a presence as any deity, and God knows he was accepted as such.
Sure, the characters call their deity "The Creator" rather than "God."‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is one of the biggest-selling literary novelists in the world, and practically a deity in Japan.
Demand of him some proofs at least, of his being the messenger of the Deity.Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet|Benjamin Drake
It would seem as if the Deity had made predictions only that we might understand nothing about them.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
The offering of the firstborn is only the expression of thankfulness to the Deity for fruitful flocks and herds.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus|G. A. Chadwick
Min, the god of Coptos and Panopolis (Akhmim), seems to have been early looked upon as a deity of the harvest and crops.
The former is regarded as an incarnation of the first class, though it is not clear of what deity.
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).