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Divinity

Di`vin´i`ty
n.1.The state of being divine; the nature or essence of God; deity; godhead.
When he attributes divinity to other things than God, it is only a divinity by way of participation.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.
2.The Deity; the Supreme Being; God.
This the divinity that within us.
- Addison.
3.A pretended deity of pagans; a false god.
4.A celestial being, inferior to the supreme God, but superior to man.
5.Something divine or superhuman; supernatural power or virtue; something which inspires awe.
They say there is divinity in odd numbers.
- Shak.
There's such divinity doth hedge a king.
- Shak.
6.The science of divine things; the science which treats of God, his laws and moral government, and the way of salvation; theology.
Divinity is essentially the first of the professions.
- Coleridge.
Case divinity
casuistry.
Noun1.divinity - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Synonyms: deity, god, immortal
2.divinity - the quality of being divine; "ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs"
3.divinity - white creamy fudge made with egg whites
Synonyms: divinity fudge
4.divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
Synonyms: theology
Buddhology, Fatherhood, Mariolatry, Mariology, Mercersburg theology, apologetics, canonics, crisis theology, dea, deity, deus, deva, devi, devil-god, dialogical theology, divineness, doctrinalism, doctrinism, dogmatics, eschatology, existential theology, false god, god, goddess, godhead, godhood, godlikeness, godliness, godship, hagiography, hagiology, heathen god, hierology, idol, immortal, logos Christology, logos theology, natural theology, neoorthodox theology, neoorthodoxy, pagan deity, patristic theology, phenomenological theology, physicotheology, rationalism, religion, scholastic theology, secularism, soteriology, systematics, the shining ones, theology
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