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godlike

Syllabification: god·like
Pronunciation: /ˈɡädˌlīk
 
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Definition of godlike in English:

adjective

1Resembling God or a god in qualities such as power, beauty, or benevolence: our parents are godlike figures to our childish eyes
More example sentences
  • What is innate and unfolds from inside of us is pushed onto some great godlike figure of the past whose legacy is tightly held in the keep of the institution and its hierarchy in the form of a creed or orthodoxy that is sacrosanct.
  • All this to keep us with the hope that someday we might find what it means to truly be spiritual and godlike.
  • Religious, spiritual or mystic traditions often start and propagate from a focal point - a human godlike figure or a god human-like figure or a text developed by/on one of these.
Synonyms
divine, godly, superhuman;
angelic, seraphic;
spiritual, heavenly, celestial;
sacred, holy, saintly
1.1Befitting or appropriate to a god: we act as though we have godlike powers to decide our own destiny
More example sentences
  • Certainly sometimes sporting figures are perhaps in the excitement of the moment, endowed with almost godlike qualities.
  • He was good at his job, he tells us, and relished the godlike power he felt when he saved someone's life.
  • Your people and you attribute mystical and even godlike qualities to a beast?

Words that rhyme with godlike

rod-like

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