Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Divine nature or essence; deity; godhead.

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  • noun The state of being a god; divinity

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old English godhād

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.

    Movie Review: Akira

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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