godship

[god-ship]

noun

the rank, character, or condition of a god.
Often Facetious. a title used in referring to a godlike person: A bevy of servants were on hand to attend their godship's every whim.

Origin of godship

First recorded in 1545–55; God + -ship
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for godship

Historical Examples of godship

  • You may be certain there was a mendicant priest in attendance on his godship.

    In Eastern Seas

    J. J. Smith

  • These met us with their own assumption of something like godship.

    1492

    Mary Johnston

  • But have we not found the process during the last four hundred years to be from citizenship to godship, from creature to creator?

  • Special care is taken to antidote his godship with vine-tree syrup.

  • My confidence in her human-beingship is getting shaken, my confidence in her godship is stiffening.

    Christian Science

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)