god + -ess, formed about 1350. The figurative meaning is first found in Spenser's Shepheardes calender (1579).
From Middle English, from Old English. See God for further etymology.
Goddess Sentence Examples
She felt too bad for the former goddess to walk away.
The story of Ishtar's descent is told to illustrate the possibility of an escape from Irkalla, while the other myth is intended to reconcile the existei:ce of two rulers of Irkalla - a goddess and a god.
A goddess! he added in French.
This was an airy and unplastered cabin, fit to entertain a travelling god, and where a goddess might trail her garments.
She faced the goddess, rage streaking through her along with the terror of being mated to the Dark One.