divinity


divinity
Synonyms and related words:
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

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Divinity — Di*vin i*ty, n.; pl. {Divinities}. [F. divinit[ e], L. divinitas. See {Divine}, a.] 1. The state of being divine; the nature or essence of God; deity; godhead. [1913 Webster] When he attributes divinity to other things than God, it is only a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divinity — ► NOUN (pl. divinities) 1) the state or quality of being divine. 2) a divine being. 3) (the Divinity) God. 4) the study of religion; theology …   English terms dictionary

  • divinity — [də vin′ə tē] n. pl. divinities [ME & OFr divinite < L divinitas < divinus] 1. the quality or condition of being divine 2. a divine being; a god; deity 3. a divine power, virtue, etc. 4. the study of religion; theology ☆ 5. a soft, creamy… …   English World dictionary

  • divinity — c.1300, science of divine things; late 14c., quality of being divine, also a divine being, from O.Fr. devinité (12c.), from L. divinitatem (nom. divinitas), from divinus (see DIVINE (Cf. divine)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • divinity — [n] absolute being; divine nature celestial, deity, genius, god, goddess, godhead, godhood, godliness, godship, guardian spirit, higher power, holiness, lord, prime mover, sanc tity, spirit; concepts 368,370 Ant. devil, evil …   New thesaurus

  • Divinity — For other uses, see Divinity (disambiguation) and Divine (disambiguation). Divinity and divine (sometimes the Divinity or the Divine ) are broadly applied but loosely defined terms, used variously within different faiths and belief systems … …   Wikipedia

  • divinity — [[t]dɪvɪ̱nɪti[/t]] divinities 1) N UNCOUNT Divinity is the study of religion. He entered Otago University to study arts and divinity. Syn: theology 2) N UNCOUNT: oft with poss Divinity is the quality of being divine. ...a lasting faith in the… …   English dictionary

  • Divinity —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Divinity (Espagne).  Divinity Album par The Gun Club Genre Rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • divinity — noun 1) they denied Christ s divinity Syn: divine nature, godliness, deity, godhead, holiness 2) the study of divinity Syn: theology, religious studies, religion, scripture 3) a female divin …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • divinity —    This word (from the Latin divus, meaning god or deity ) has different meanings: (1) the supreme being, for example, the divinity created the world; (2) the quality of being divine, for example, belief in the divinity of Christ; and (3) the… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • divinity — /di vin i tee/, n., pl. divinities. 1. the quality of being divine; divine nature. 2. deity; godhood. 3. a divine being; God. 4. the Divinity, (sometimes l.c.) the Deity. 5. a being having divine attributes, ranking below God but above humans:… …   Universalium