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dem·i·god

 (dĕm′ē-gŏd′)
n.
1. Mythology
a. A being, often the offspring of a god and a mortal, who has some but not all of the powers of a god.
b. An inferior deity; a minor god.
c. A deified man.
2. A person who is highly honored or revered.

demigod

(ˈdɛmɪˌɡɒd)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend)
a. a mythological being who is part mortal, part god
b. a lesser deity
2. a person with outstanding or godlike attributes
[C16: translation of Latin sēmideus]
ˈdemiˌgoddess fem n

dem•i•god

(ˈdɛm iˌgɒd)

n.
1. a mythological being who is partly divine and partly human.
2. a deified mortal.
[1520–30; translation of Latin sēmideus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demigod - a person with great powers and abilitiesdemigod - a person with great powers and abilities
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
2.demigod - a person who is part mortal and part god
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Adonis - (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone; "when Adonis died Zeus decreed that he should spend winters in the underworld with Persephone and spend summers with Aphrodite"
Translations
puolijumala
félisten
bóstwopółbóg

demigod

[ˈdemɪgɒd] Nsemidiós m

demigod

[ˈdɛmigɒd] n
(mythological)demi-dieu m
(= hero) → demi-dieu m

demigod

[ˈdɛmɪˌgɒd] nsemidio
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