[ dih-vin-i-tee ]
/ dɪˈvɪn ɪ ti /

noun, plural di·vin·i·ties.

Origin of divinity

1275–1325; Middle English divinite < Anglo-French < Latin dīvīnitās. See divine, -ity
Related formsnon·di·vin·i·ty, noun, plural non·di·vin·i·ties.pre·di·vin·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for divinities


/ (dɪˈvɪnɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the nature of a deity or the state of being divine
a god or other divine being
the divinity (often capital) another term for God
another word for theology
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Word Origin and History for divinities



c.1300, "science of divine things;" late 14c., "quality of being divine," also "a divine being," from Old French devinité (12c.), from Latin divinitatem (nominative divinitas), from divinus (see divine (adj.)).

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