deified deified  /ˈdi ə ˌfaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) consider as a god or godlike
  2. (v) exalt to the position of a God

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His capture of Fiume fired the awakening Nationalism of his countrymen to a pitch of frenzy at which he became almost deified.
  2. He appears to have sprung full-born into a family in which the father deified Darwinian Science while the mother deified Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
  3. After all, Hassan is the deified leader of a deeply religious nationalism, and nearly 75% of all Moroccans are country folk who revere both royalty and Allah.

News

  • Cher Hates Republicans, Says They’re Ruining America

    Gay icon Cher hit up New York for Pride celebrations, and the long-time diva and mom to Chaz Bono spoke candidly about her son, her career, her rabid fanbase, and the Republican party. As a long time ally and deified gay community touchstone, Cher is a natural Pride attendee. And it makes sense that the... Read more » Cher Hates Republicans, Says They’re Ruining America is a post from: The ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "The stars, the planets, the universe as a whole are not governed by a blind force; they do not obey the dynamics of matter alone," the Pope said. "They are not therefore cosmic elements that must be deified; on the contrary, in all and above...
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: AsiaNews.it

  2. "They're all either deified or demonized, heartless ne'er-do-wells or overly simplified and perfect," said Thurman, 39, who has two children with her ex, Ethan Hawke. "What appealed to me about this character is that she's so strong and...
    on Sep 18, 2009 By: Uma Thurman Source: Boston Globe

  3. Tsai stated that, although the head of state of a democratic country, Ma had "deified a late authoritarian ruler and created an impression of himself as Chiang Ching-kuo's successor."
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: Tsai Ing-wen Source: eTaiwan News

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