Definition of theomachy in English:


Syllabification: the·om·a·chy
Pronunciation: /THēˈäməkē

noun (plural theomachies)

  • A war or struggle against God or among or against the gods.
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    • I have already pointed out that he definitely rejects the traditional legends of theomachies as derogatory to the divine dignity.


late 16th century (denoting fighting against God): from Greek theomakhia, from theos 'god' + -makhia 'fighting'.

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