Definición de deity en inglés:

deity

Silabificación: de·i·ty
Pronunciación: /ˈdēitē
 
 
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sustantivo (plural deities)

  • 1A god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion): a deity of ancient Greece
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    • The Celtic religion features many female deities such as a mother goddesses and war goddesses.
    • It may also lead to the assimilation of folk deities with Vedic religion.
    • It is directed to a pantheon of deities, gods and goddesses, each of whom are housed in their own shrine.
    Sinónimos
  • 1.1Divine status, quality, or nature: a ruler driven by delusions of deity
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    • Upon his death in 1377, the emperor decided to honor him posthumously by bestowing on him the status of deity in charge of protecting the land.
    • Such thoughts can take people of high status from deity to human.
    • In India, Sachin Tendulkar is the brightest of stars, a hero whose epic deeds have stirred a nation and whose status is close to deity.
  • 1.2 (usually the Deity) The creator and supreme being (in a monotheistic religion such as Christianity).
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    • Therefore he appears as the Deity to accept the worship and obeisances of His devotees.
    • At festivals we decorate and honor her, but we do not worship her in the sense that we worship the Deity.
    • Darshan of God in the outer temple is generally dualistic; we are perceiving the Deity as separate from us.
  • 1.3A representation of a god or goddess, such as a statue or carving.
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    • Bronze deities to beautify the living room shelves are on display.
    • You'll be a bronze deity by comparison, no matter how pale you may feel at home.
    • In Deity carving, Gods are made with male stones and Goddesses with female stones.

Origen

Middle English (denoting the divine nature of God): from Old French deite, from ecclesiastical Latin deitas (translating Greek theotēs), from deus 'god'.

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