adjective, di·vin·er, di·vin·est.
- (sometimes lowercase) the spiritual aspect of humans; the group of attributes and qualities of humankind regarded as godly or godlike.
verb (used with object), di·vined, di·vin·ing.
verb (used without object), di·vined, di·vin·ing.
- divine comedy,
- divine healing,
- divine liturgy,
- divine mind,
- divine mother
Origin of divine
Examples from the Web for divinely
They were honest readers doing their best to understand a book they believed was divinely inspired and free from error.‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like|Karl W. Giberson|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But regardless of what many Indians believe, India is not a divinely ordained idea.
This divinely inspired video of a teenage Vin Diesel breakdancing is one such gift.
"The GIRL taps out some coke from a vial onto ASHLEIGH'S chest," in one of the most divinely ridiculous Sorkinisms to date.
If anything, he is even more convinced than his divinely guided predecessor that he holds the truth in his hands.
"It's because I'm so happy," she explained—to his way of thinking, divinely.Harlequin and Columbine|Booth Tarkington
The divinely given life in the soul of man snaps the bonds of humanly-constructed logical systems.The Life of John Bunyan|Edmund Venables
Man is divinely prescient of his infinity of mind as soon as he begins to meditate and respire.Transcendentalism in New England|Octavius Brooks Frothingham
This was the scene that presented itself to the eye of the prophet when he had arrived at his divinely appointed destination.Elijah the Tishbite|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
The heresy was worse than Antinomian that would cavil at feelings allowed by common consent to be divinely delicious.Barren Honour: A Novel|George A. Lawrence
Word Origin for divine
c.1300, from Old French devin (12c.), from Latin divinus "of a god," from divus "a god," related to deus "god, deity" (see Zeus). Weakened sense of "excellent" had evolved by late 15c.
"to conjure, to guess," originally "to make out by supernatural insight," mid-14c., from Old French deviner, from Vulgar Latin *devinare, dissimilated from *divinare, from Latin divinus (see divine (adj.)), which also meant "soothsayer." Related: Divined; diviner; divining. Divining rod (or wand) attested from 1650s.
c.1300, "soothsayer," from Old French devin, from Latin divinus (adj.); see divine (adj.). Meaning "ecclesiastic, theologian" is from late 14c.