- Divinity is defined as a divine being, or the quality of being divine, or a course of religious study.
- The behaviors, attitudes and actions of Jesus Christ are an example of divinity.
- A person who studies religion and theology in school and who earns a PhD is an example of someone who is a Doctor of Divinity.
divinity definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
noun pl. divinities
- the quality or condition of being divine
- a divine being; a god; deity
- a divine power, virtue, etc.
- the study of religion; theology
- ☆ a soft, creamy kind of candy
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French divinite ; from Classical Latin divinitas ; from divinus
divinity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun pl. di·vin·i·ties
- The state or quality of being divine.
- a. Divinity The godhead; God. Used with the.b. A deity, such as a god or goddess.
- Godlike character.
- A soft white candy, usually containing nuts.
divinity - Phrases/Idioms