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godship

[god-ship]
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noun
  1. the rank, character, or condition of a god.
  2. 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.
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Origin of godship

First recorded in 1545–55; God + -ship
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for godship

sanctity, deity, holiness, god, godliness, genius, lord, spirit, goddess, godhead, celestial, godhood, godship

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Historical Examples of godship

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

    In Eastern Seas

    J. J. Smith

  • The godship has been in his family a good while, but I do not know how long.

    Following the Equator, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • Such was the punishment of Sheddad for his aspiration to godship.

    The Weird Orient

    Henry Iliowizi

  • "I don't think his godship will triumph there," said Lady Glencora.

    Can You Forgive Her?

    Anthony Trollope

  • She endeavored to escape his godship's importunities by flight.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens

    David Lester Richardson