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Definition of "deity" []

  • A god or goddess. (noun)
  • The essential nature or condition of being a god; divinity. (noun)
  • God. Used with the. (noun)

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 "deity" in a sentence
  • "Without doubt the term deity was deliberately chosen, for it does not exclude a heathen interpretation."
  • "The anti-abortion holy rollers should be reminded that their deity is the greatest single abortionist in history, having “caused” countless miscarriages through the millenia, all for some “divine purpose.”"
  • "Your other question of the deity is a metaphysical one and is based on faith."