a mythological being who is partly divine and partly human; an inferior deity.
a deified mortal.
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How to use demigod in a sentence
The ambitious open-world RPG is set in a medieval land filled with dragons and demigods.
Given what advocates have had to deal with in the past, the man seems like a demigod.
Bachchan, after a few decades of demigod status in Bollywood, is the very baritone of authority in Indian film.
He has become the demigod of the bloated manufacturing, mining, and landlord interests throughout the country.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8 | Various
I have consulted God and demigod; the nymph of the river, and what I far more admire and trust, my blue-eyed Minerva.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI | Robert Louis Stevenson
With him Alexander was the veritable demigod whom he sottishly decreed that his subjects should see in him.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
Parr moved back, as if to allow this young demigod the center of the stage.The Devil's Asteroid | Manly Wade Wellman
Compared with the sordid men around her, with whom he would be an object of supercilious contempt, he seemed like a demigod.Sevenoaks | J. G. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for demigod
a mythological being who is part mortal, part god
a lesser deity
a person with outstanding or godlike attributes
- demigoddess, fem n
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