noun, plural de·i·ties.
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Origin of deity
OTHER WORDS FROM deitysu·per·de·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·de·i·ties.
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Maintaining enough of a belief in the mechanics of the universe to entrust your life to them — something we all do all the time — seems like solid footing, not on the same level as trusting in an unseen deity or other spirits.The ancient palindrome that explains Christopher Nolan’s Tenet|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
These actions tended to follow the same pattern across participants, such as holding an oil lamp or incense stick and moving it slowly clockwise before the statue of a deity.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic?|Sujata Gupta|August 14, 2020|Science News
To that end, Raijin is the deity of thunder and lightning who unleashes his tempests with wielding of his hammer and beating of drums.12 Major Japanese Gods and Goddesses You Should Know About|Dattatreya Mandal|May 6, 2020|Realm of History
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.