a female god or deity.
a woman of extraordinary beauty and charm.
a greatly admired or adored woman: a domestic goddess who hosts lavish dinner parties.
- god·dess·hood, god·dess·ship, noun
- su·per·god·dess, noun
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How to use goddess in a sentence
As a result, people of Mellaart’s generation were primed to see ancient civilizations through the lens of goddess worship.What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility | Annalee Newitz | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
Mellaart probably took inspiration from the late Victorian anthropologist James George Frazer, author of The Golden Bough, who hinted that pre-Christian societies may have worshipped a mother goddess.What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility | Annalee Newitz | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
This follow-up to “The Song of Achilles” is about the goddess who turns Odysseus and his men to swine.
The avocado green goddess dressing is also a winner, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be tempted to double it to have more to eat with tortilla chips or anything else you want to dip.A week’s worth of healthful recipes to jump-start your cooking in the new year | Becky Krystal | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
He is one of the Mihashira-no-uzunomiko, being born from washing of Izanagi’s right eye – therefore making him the brother of Amaterasu, the sun goddess.12 Major Japanese Gods and Goddesses You Should Know About | Dattatreya Mandal | May 6, 2020 | Realm of History
As a noted feminist/ illuminati member/ goddess/ walking Instagram video, Beyoncé certainly wears many hats/ veils/ body suits.The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism | Amy Zimmerman | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.
In Wicca, the female goddess is represented by the Moon, a symbol of Mother Earth and fertility.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism | Dina Goldstein | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In actuality, an encounter with a goddess of the underworld is another step in the second cycle of the monomyth.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero | Regina Lizik | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A generation ago, sherpas characterized her as the goddess of security.
A basket full of millet must go with the millet cakes: this is the food wherein the country goddess finds pleasure most of all.The Religion of Ancient Rome | Cyril Bailey
Priests attend upon the goddess, and female dancers display their talent before her, accompanied by the loud music of the tam-tam.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
These are the followers of Levana, the austere goddess who takes up the new-born babe and perfects it by sorrow.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
She was quite wickedly indifferent to consequences, and was inspired to woo the fickle goddess of popularity.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
It was a wonderful talisman, secreted—I fancied in the dream—by the goddess of the Social Revolution.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
British Dictionary definitions for goddess
a female divinity
a woman who is adored or idealized, esp by a man
- goddesshood or goddess-ship, noun
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