- the quality of being divine; divine nature.
- deity; godhood.
- a divine being; God.
- the Divinity, (sometimes lowercase) the Deity.
- a being having divine attributes, ranking below God but above humans: minor divinities.
- the study or science of divine things; theology.
- godlike character; supreme excellence.
- Also called divinity fudge. a fluffy white or artificially tinted fudge made usually of sugar, corn syrup, egg whites, and flavoring, often with nuts.
Origin of divinity
Related Words for divinitysanctity, deity, holiness, god, godliness, genius, lord, spirit, goddess, godhead, celestial, godhood, godship
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Contemporary Examples of divinity
He holds a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology from Emory University.Conservative Christians Selectively Apply Biblical Teachings in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Kirsten Powers, Jonathan Merritt
February 23, 2014
He considers the beauty of athleticism and wonders if it is proof of the existence of some divinity.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’
November 2, 2012
A show called “Richteriana,” at Postmasters gallery in New York, subjects his divinity to some modest doubt.A Deity, Doubted
June 4, 2012
One Christian man complained about “the idea that angels would forsake their divinity for aerosol cologne,” according to Jezebel.11 Ads Banned from TV
November 1, 2011
Judith Dupré is doing advanced studies at Yale Divinity School/Institute of Sacred Music.The Virgin Mary Becomes Pop Symbol
December 11, 2010
Historical Examples of divinity
She thought of Hyacinthus as she might have thought of a divinity.Quaint Courtships
For if the world failed them, did not the Divinity remain to them?
And so what's to become of art since there's no belief in the Divinity or even in beauty?
Besides, is not the yearning for the divine simply a desire to behold the Divinity?
Learn hence, ye swains, to fear the Gods, and to reverence the divinity of virtue.Imogen
Word Origin and History for divinity
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.)).