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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Definitions for deiform

  1. godlike or divine in form or nature.

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Citations for deiform
Here chiefly, in the aggrandizement of a huge and fearsome animal to deiform proportions, does Melville surpass all other poets of his century in the rejuvenation of myth. Newton Arvin, Herman Melville, 1950
Deiform by nature, they return to the Creator through the interior powers of memory, intelligence, and will. Timothy J. Johnson, "Sermones Dominicales and Minorite Prayer," Franciscans at Prayer, 2007
Origin of deiform
Deiform comes from the Medieval Latin word deiformis, a combination of dei- (meaning "god") and -formis (meaning "having the form of").