deity deity  /ˈdi ə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

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Usage(s):

  1. Devotees of a ferocious Buddhist deity are seeking to put a dent in the Dalai Lama's aura of sainthood.
  2. The Japanese anime deity wows Venice with his freest, most enchanting movie in ages.
  3. He's fearful that he may not be able to summon what people expect when they visit a living deity, and vain enough to care that they not think him diminished.

News

  • Column: Rooting for Tiger Woods a mix of cheer and loathing

    ARDMORE, Pa. - He is hard to embrace, even when victimized. He is hard to like and yet impossible to ignore, a flawed sports deity the way Mike Tyson and Eric Lindros once were and perhaps Kobe Bryant is now.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Herald & Review

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Quotes

  1. Chatting in a cafe in the London borough of Hampstead, the Scottish-born Duncan said she's praying to "whatever deity I can summon" that she'll have another chance to work on "a show of this scale again."
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Lindsay Duncan Source: Canada.com

  2. "There is a clear requirement for one to qualify as a Christian and Obama doesn't meet that requirement. One cannot deny central tenets of the Christian faith, including the deity and uniqueness of Christ as the sole mediator between God and man and...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Cal Thomas Source: WorldNetDaily

  3. George Washington said that every man "ought to be protected in worshipping the Deity according to the dictates of his own conscience."
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: George Washington Source: The Columbian

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