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The quality or state of being a god; divinity.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) the state of being divine


(ˈgɒd hʊd)

divine character or condition.
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The remaining guards, reinforced by the high dignitaries and nobles of the First Born, closed in between us and Issus, who sat leaning far forward upon her carved sorapus bench, now screaming high-pitched commands to her following, now hurling blighting curses upon those who sought to desecrate her godhood.
ascension to godhood and the creation of these new worlds as greedy,
Here--as intoned by an opening fanfare that sets up the narrative as a story within a story--the lord of the realm is about to ascend into godhood, and needs to anoint his successor, lozen (Kazuhiro Yamaji), a magnanimous warthog with a leonine mane, seems like a natural choice, whereas the bear-like Kumatetsu (Koji Yakusho)--brash, arrogant, obnoxious --doesn't even have a pupil to his name.
At Plan X, we intend to tap a little bit of that creative insanity, that godhood, and create the community of entrepreneurial poets, the rebellion artists, the mutants and hope to find the Fords, the Edisons and the Jobs of Pakistan.
between God in himself and the emulation of godhood in the created order/history).
Director Stuart Hazeldine's way of responding to that anguished query is to reconceptualize and update the film's concept of goodness and Godhood.
As he tries to balance this transdimensional mid-life crisis against family life, Dylan encounters a cast of extraordinary characters that include a supercomputer with aspirations of godhood, a Mormon-fundamentalist superfan, an old-school psychoanalyst, a sampling of his alternate selves, and, once again, the love of his several lives.
Furthermore, as demonstrated by his confrontation with Satan in the wilderness, Christ does not permit anyone or anything to attain a level of godhood similar to his.
Then there is RV X 53,4b yenasuram abhi deva asama "by which we gods (deva) will overcome the asuras," (7) where the asuras may well be human foes, and RV X 157,4ab hatvaya deva asuran yad ayan deva devatvam abhiraksamanah "The gods upon having smashed the Asuras when they came--the gods guarding their own godhood," where asuras might refer to non-human foes.
In Euripides' Bacchae, Pentheus denies the godhood of Dionysus, who has come to Thebes to claim his right to be worshipped.
Keats's twin versions of the Titanomachia tell the story of the Titans' fall from godhood into a distinctly human mortality.
The complications implied in his godhood make that impossible.