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Definition of "semidivine" []

  • Not fully divine but more than mortal, as a demigod in Greek mythology. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "semidivine" in a sentence
  • "But first comes the long, impossible-to-stage "Ride of the Valkyries," where Br nnhilde's eight semidivine sisters are supposed to fly in on horses bearing the corpses of heroes killed in battle."
  • "Regarding its rulers as semidivine-god-men upon whom the course of nature depended-the clan believed wide-spread catastrophes would result from the gradual enfeeblement of the ruler and the final extinction of his powers in death."
  • "In fact, they have released a rather large brood of semidivine semidemonic highly-conflicted offspring on the world."