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n. pl. de·i·ties
1. A god or goddess.
a. The essential nature or condition of being a god; divinity.
b. Deity God. Used with the.
[Middle English deite, from Old French, from Late Latin deitās, divine nature, from Latin deus, god; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]
n, pl -ties
1. a god or goddess
2. (Theology) the state of being divine; godhead
3. (Theology) the rank, status, or position of a god
4. (Theology) the nature or character of God
[C14: from Old French, from Late Latin deitās, from Latin deus god]
(Theology) the Deity the Supreme Being; God
de•i•ty(ˈdi ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. a god or goddess.
2. divine character or nature; divinity.
3. a person or thing revered as supremely powerful or beneficent.
4. the Deity, God.
[1250–1300; Middle English deite < Old French < Late Latin deitās= Latin de(us) god + -itās -ity, formed after Latin dīvīnitās divinity]
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|Noun||1.||deity - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force|
pantheon - all the gods of a religion
spiritual being, supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
sea god - a deity that personifies the sea and is usually believed to live in or to control the sea
sun god - a god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun
Celtic deity - a deity worshipped by the Celts
Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
Semitic deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites
Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus
Persian deity - a deity worshiped by the ancient Persians
Chinese deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese
Japanese deity - a deity worshipped by the Japanese
goddess - a female deity
demiurge - a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe
Greek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
Roman deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
Norse deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
Teutonic deity - (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
Anglo-Saxon deity - (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
Phrygian deity - deity of the ancient Phrygians of west central Asia Minor
saint - a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
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noun god, goddess, immortal, divinity, godhead, divine being, supreme being, celestial being an omnipotent, benevolent and omniscient deity
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deity(ˈdeiəti) , ((American) ˈdi:əti) – plural ˈdeities – noun
a god or goddess. Bacchus was one of the Roman deities. godheid, goddelikheid إله، آلِهَه божество divindade božstvo die Gottheit guddom; guddommelighed θεότηταdeidad, divinidad jumalus الهه؛ خداوند؛ الوهیت jumalolento dieu, déesseאל, אלה देवता, ईश्वर božanstvo istenség dewata goð eða gyðja divinità 神 신, 여신 dievybė dievība dewa godheidgud, gudinne bóstwo الوهيت، اليه divindade zeu, zeiţă божество božstvo božanstvo božanstvo gud, gudinna เทพเจ้า; เทพ; เทพธิดา tanrı(ça) 上帝，神 божество دیوتا یا دیوی vị thần 上帝，神
deity is spelt with -ei-.
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