[god-hoo d]


divine character or condition; divinity.

Origin of godhood

1175–1225; Middle English; Old English godhād. See God, -hood
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Examples from the Web for godhood

Historical Examples of godhood

  • He is governed only by love, and I am about to resign my Godhood in his favour.

    Operas Every Child Should Know

    Mary Schell Hoke Bacon

  • If the God would but hear him, it was all he had yet learned to require of his Godhood.

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • There is in it no account of miracles or of great pretensions to godhood and the like.

  • God's comfort must ever be larger than man's grief, else were there gaps in his Godhood.

    Hope of the Gospel

    George MacDonald

  • Knowledge was godhood; godhood was knowledge, of the essence; the essence was knowing understanding.

    Warlord of Kor

    Terry Gene Carr

British Dictionary definitions for godhood



the state of being divine
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