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Definition 1: the quality of being divine - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where divinity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

(divinity is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 2: the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for divinity in the sense of this definition

(divinity is a kind of ...) a branch of knowledge

"in what discipline is his doctorate?" "teachers should be well trained in their subject" "anthropology is the study of human beings"

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that is concerned with such final things as death and Last Judgment; Heaven and Hell; the ultimate destiny of humankind

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that is concerned with angels

(... is a kind of divinity ) the study of liturgies

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that defends God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil

(... is a kind of divinity ) the branch of theology that deals with principles of exegesis

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings

"Jewish theology" "Roman Catholic theology"

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) warranting only temporal punishment

"venial sin"

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death

"the seven deadly sins"

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or tending toward universalism

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characteristic of Protestant fundamentalism or its adherents

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings

"they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)

"he studied theology at Oxford"

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence

(divinity is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or involving catechesis

Definition 3: white creamy fudge made with egg whites - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for divinity in the sense of this definition

(divinity is a kind of ...) soft creamy candy

Definition 4: any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for divinity in the sense of this definition

(divinity is a kind of ...) an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events

(... is a kind of divinity ) a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies

(... is a kind of divinity ) a female deity

(... is a kind of divinity ) a god of fertility and vegetation

(... is a kind of divinity ) a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity of classical mythology

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen

(... is a kind of divinity ) (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons

(... is a kind of divinity ) (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons

(... is a kind of divinity ) deity of the ancient Phrygians of west central Asia Minor

(... is a kind of divinity ) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(... is a kind of divinity ) a god worshipped as giving victory in war

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the Japanese

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese

(... is a kind of divinity ) a god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun

(... is a kind of divinity ) a person who is part mortal and part god

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity that personifies the sea and is usually believed to live in or to control the sea

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the Celts

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshipped by the Hindus

(... is a kind of divinity ) a deity worshiped by the ancient Persians

(... is an instance of divinity) (Greek mythology) the Greek god of sleep; the son of Nyx

(... is an instance of divinity) (Greek mythology) a mysterious and terrifying deity of the underworld

(... is an instance of divinity) an Aztec deity represented as a plumed serpent

(... is an instance of divinity) the Roman god of sleep and dreams

(... is an instance of divinity) a Buddhist who has attained nirvana

(... is an instance of divinity) Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others

(... is a member of divinity) all the gods of a religion

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