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 ?
Twice had she thrown her heart at the feet of the godlike ape-man and twice had she been repulsed.
His contention was that it was finer for a finite mortal speck of life to feel Godlike, than for a god to feel godlike; and so it was that he exalted what he deemed his mortality.
Too well do I know those godlike ones: they insist on being believed in, and that doubt is sin.
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.
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.
Meanwhile the Son of God, who yet some days Lodged in Bethabara, where John baptized, Musing and much revolving in his breast How best the mighty work he might begin Of Saviour to mankind, and which way first Publish his godlike office now mature, One day forth walked alone, the Spirit leading And his deep thoughts, the better to converse With solitude, till, far from track of men, Thought following thought, and step by step led on, He entered now the bordering Desert wild, And, with dark shades and rocks environed round, His holy meditations thus pursued:-- "O what a multitude of thoughts at once Awakened in me swarm, while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Ill sorting with my present state compared
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.
This was indeed a godlike science, and I ardently desired to become acquainted with it.
And these others (Althaea) bare to Oeneus, Porthaon's son; horse-taming Pheres, and Agelaus surpassing all others, Toxeus and Clymenus and godlike Periphas, and rich-haired Gorga and wise Deianeira, who was subject in love to mighty Heracles and bare him Hyllus and Glenus and Ctesippus and Odites.
Man is not given that godlike unselfishness that thinks only of others' good.
And there he stood, all but naked, godlike, in a white blaze of light.
Even Miss Pinkerton, that austere and godlike woman, ceased scolding her after the first time, and though she no more comprehended sensibility than she did Algebra, gave all masters and teachers particular orders to treat Miss Sedley with the utmost gentleness, as harsh treatment was injurious to her.