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goddess Line breaks: god|dess
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒdɪs/

Definition of goddess in English:


1A female deity: Athena Nike, goddess of victory
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  • The Celtic religion features many female deities such as a mother goddesses and war goddesses.
  • They adopted a synergetic approach, assimilating native deities with gods or goddesses from their own pantheon.
  • At the end of the small room there was a deity figure of the goddess Nova the Water Goddess.
1.1A woman who is greatly admired, especially for her beauty: he had an affair with a screen goddess
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  • One of the great screen goddesses of 1940s and 1950s Hollywood, Bacall is still strikingly handsome.
  • Back in the middle 1930s the stars of the silver screen were goddesses, such as Greta Garbo.
  • It takes its inspiration from early screen goddesses, but in those days it took much more bravery to face the chemicals.

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