creaturehood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

creature +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

creaturehood

  1. The condition of being a creature; the realm of creatures.
    • 1922, J. G. H. Barry, Our Lady Saint Mary[1]:
      Her will to sacrifice had the same limitless quality as her love; and because of the limitless quality of her self-giving her growth in the life of union was unlimited, or limited only by the limitations of creaturehood.
    • 1908, Grenville Kleiser, The world's great sermons, Volume 8[2]:
      They thought that before them rose an eminence which the foot of creaturehood had never trodden; that from its height the adventurous climber would rival Deity in the sweep of his knowledge and the depth of his joy.