Definition of theomachy in English:

theomachy

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

noun (plural theomachies)

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

Origin

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

More definitions of theomachy

Definition of theomachy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw