Divinity definition

dĭ-vĭnĭ-tē
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A divine being; a god; deity.
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The quality or condition of being divine.
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A divine power, virtue, etc.
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Godlike character.
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Theology.
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A soft, creamy kind of candy.
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The godhead; God. Used with the.
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The study of religion; theology.
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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.

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The state or quality of being divine.
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A soft white candy, usually containing nuts.
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(uncountable) The property of being divine, of being like a god or God.
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(uncountable) The study of religion or religions.

Harvard Divinity School has been teaching theology since 1636.

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A deity, such as a god or goddess.
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(countable) A deity (a god, goddess or God).
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(epithet) the Divinity
  • God
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
divinity
Plural:
divinities

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Divinity

Origin of divinity

  • From Old French divinité, from Latin divinitas

    From Wiktionary