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DEIFICATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deification mean? 

DEIFICATION (noun)
  The noun DEIFICATION has 3 senses:

1. the condition of being treated like a god
2. an embodiment of the qualities of a god
3. the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)

  Familiarity information: DEIFICATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEIFICATION (noun)


Sense 1deification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of being treated like a god

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("deification" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 2deification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An embodiment of the qualities of a god

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

the capitalists' deification of capital

Hypernyms ("deification" is a kind of...):

avatar; embodiment; incarnation (a new personification of a familiar idea)


Sense 3deification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

apotheosis; deification; exaltation

Hypernyms ("deification" is a kind of...):

worship (the activity of worshipping)


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