The definition of an apotheosis is a promotion of someone to the level of a deity.(noun)
An example of an apotheosis is a cult leader.
Apotheosis is defined as an archetype or perfect example of something.(noun)
An example of an apotheosis is when a song epitomizes how you feel.
See apotheosis in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. apotheoses
Origin: LL(Ec) < Gr apotheōsis < apotheoun, to deify < apo-, from + theos, god: see theo-
See apotheosis in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. a·poth·e·o·ses (-sēzˌ)
Origin: Late Latin apotheōsis
Origin: , from Greek
Origin: , from apotheoun, to deify
Origin: : apo-, change; see apo-
Origin: + theos, god; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.
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