Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or state of being a god; divinity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being a god; divinity

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divine nature or essence; deity; godhead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divine character or quality; godlike nature; godship.

Etymologies

From Middle English, from Old English godhād (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In Clarke's Childhood's End, for example, the promised escape into godhood is only adumbrated, as the Union with Overmind served by the Overlords might be interpreted to be psychic rather than supernatural, and evolution rather than Gnosis is the mechanism.

    MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel

  • The notion of forthcoming godhood is a religious and spiritual notion.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Some groups, views, such as the Mormons, JWs and unitarians (small u.), hold different views about what the "godhood" of Jesus is exactly, and therefore what "fully God" would mean.

    Blind Faith?

  • I got "godhood" too and I can't spell English worth a damn.

    languagehat.com: GRAMMAR GOD.

  • 'When, after two years, he was finished, Zasso believed that he had transformed me, that the soul of the spider had sunk into me as his inks had, that he had conferred on me a kind of godhood, or' - she shuddered -

    The White Ninja

  • They later added the name of a preacher called Jesus, elevated him to a status of "godhood", made him into God himself and passed on (or rather stole) this "authority" to the Popes.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • He is viewed as divine, and progressing toward a kind of godhood, or "Christ-Consciousness".

    Recent Activity

  • JE: But Kellel returns to the infallible nature of their "godhood," since we know these characters, their perceived godhood.

    Comic Book Resources

  • One year has passed since the Chitauri invasion and much has changed inside the corridors of the Triskelion, leading to questions about Iron Man's health, Thor's "godhood" and the relationship between Cap and the Wasp (?)!

    The ADD Blog at Comic Book Galaxy

  • Incubation from the seeds of Adam Kadmon who achieved a false which are used for the manifestation of planetary-stars and are not able to move creation to the thresholds of Light and state of "godhood" and, thereby, limit e v e r y t h i n g t h a t i s a n d will be.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.