godlike


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god·like

 (gŏd′līk′)
adj.
Resembling or of the nature of a god or God; divine.

god′like′ness n.

godlike

(ˈɡɒdˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling or befitting a god or God; divine

god•like

(ˈgɒdˌlaɪk)

adj.
like or befitting a god; divine.
[1505–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.godlike - appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref
superhuman - above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance; "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"
2.godlike - being or having the nature of a god; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god

godlike

adjective divine, heavenly, celestial, superhuman They seemed godlike in their wisdom and nobility.

godlike

adjective
Of, from, like, or being a god or God:
Translations

godlike

[ˈgɒdlaɪk] ADJdivino

godlike

[ˈgɒdˌlaɪk] adjdivino/a
References in classic literature ?
I think I never hated slavery so intensely as at that moment; certainly, my perception of the enormous outrage which is in- flicted by it, on the godlike nature of its victims, was rendered far more clear than ever.
Forthwith from every Squadron and each Band The Heads and Leaders thither hast where stood Their great Commander; Godlike shapes and forms Excelling human, Princely Dignities, And Powers that earst in Heaven sat on Thrones; Though of their Names in heav'nly Records now Be no memorial, blotted out and ras'd By thir Rebellion, from the Books of Life.
The common people who acted with me seemed to me to be godlike.
Nor could she know of the bond of fellowship which existed between this great brute and the godlike youth who had rescued her from the Sheik.
Her narrow and supple waist, which a hand may clasp around, sets forth the outline of her rounded figure and the beauty of her bosom, where youth in its flower displays the wealth of its treasures; and beneath the silken folds of her tunic she seems to have been modelled in pure silver by the godlike hand of Vicvarcarma, the immortal sculptor.
Never again can I behold such men as Pirithous and Dryas shepherd of his people, or as Caeneus, Exadius, godlike Polyphemus, and Theseus son of Aegeus, peer of the immortals.
The mercy of the king is godlike, and rebellion is like unto the sin of witchcraft.
How much more godlike that is than if you had only ferreted out the mere facts
Italy is heroic, but Greece is godlike or devilish--I am not sure which, and in either case absolutely out of our suburban focus.
She thought, without exactly wording the thought, how strange and godlike was a composer's power, who from the grave could lead through sequences of emotion, which he alone had felt at first, a girl like her who had never heard of his name, and never would have a clue to his personality.
Man is not given that godlike unselfishness that thinks only of others' good.
On those little sentences have been built up the mighty edifice of the Church of Rome; in them lie the authority for the imperial power of the Popes over temporal affairs, and their godlike power to curse a soul or wash it white from sin.