Definition of deific in English:

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Pronunciation: /diːˈɪfɪk/
Pronunciation: /deɪˈɪfɪk/


Resembling a god in qualities such as power or beauty; divine: he achieved deific status deific powers
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  • Readers who have been positioned as admiring subjects of Cavendish's deific heroines will understand that the author's creations have a great need and desire for triumphal vindication and adoration.
  • Schools of occultism insist most strenuously on the deific and all-powerful nature of such beings.
  • Of those deific couplings came the mighty men that were of old.


Late 15th century: from French déifique or ecclesiastical Latin deificus, from Latin deus 'god'.

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