noun, plural di·vin·i·ties.
Origin of divinity
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
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’|David Masciotra|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A show called “Richteriana,” at Postmasters gallery in New York, subjects his divinity to some modest doubt.
One Christian man complained about “the idea that angels would forsake their divinity for aerosol cologne,” according to Jezebel.
Judith Dupré is doing advanced studies at Yale Divinity School/Institute of Sacred Music.
In 1826 a building was erected for the school by the society, which has borne the name of Divinity Hall.Unitarianism in America|George Willis Cooke
The law of substance condemns all restrictions, hates all fetters, and considers exclusiveness a crime against its divinity.Woman and Socialism|August Bebel
Thus do they lower the divinity to humanity instead of lifting up humanity to the divinity.The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It|R. W. Beers
It taught the infallibility of the Pope, and the divinity of the Virgin Mary.The Bible Of Bibles;|Kersey Graves
By contemplation penetrating into its inmost depths, through Intelligence she sees the divinity Himself.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
British Dictionary definitions for divinity
noun plural -ties
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.)).