noun (plural divinities)[mass noun]
- 1The state or quality of being divine: Christ’s divinityMore example sentences
- Frankincense, which was burned in the shrines of numerous deities, represented divinity.
- His life was for all, bringing everyone in his midst to purity, upliftment and divinity.
- Much like Taoism, divinity is divided between male and female, the Lord and Lady.
- 1.1 [count noun] A divine being; a god or goddess: busts of Roman divinitiesMore example sentences
- There is ongoing interdependence between the living, the living-dead (those remembered by name), spirits and divinities, and the Supreme Being.
- To have your ultimate concern distributed in different directions is like polytheism - worship of many divinities.
- Traditionally, Nigerians believe that there are two types of divinities: the Supreme Being, and the subordinate deities.
- 1.2 (the Divinity) God.More example sentences
- It describes worship of Divinity through devotion to the physical yoni.
- When we use our limbs in accord with the sacred laws of nature, every action worships and praises the omniscient Divinity in all things.
- Mary and Fred are not Humanity, but God is Divinity.
- 2The study of religion; theology: a doctor of divinityMore example sentences
- But in 1973, Case's career took a sharp turn when he decided to study divinity at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena.
- Seminaries, schools of theology, divinity schools, and churches must face the pressing and rising presence of diversity.
- He received his master of divinity degree from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1988 and was ordained that same year.
Middle English: from Old French divinite, from Latin divinitas, from divinus 'belonging to a deity' (see divine1).