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From Old French divinité, from Latin divinitas



divinity (countable and uncountable, plural divinities)

  1. (uncountable) The property of being divine, of being like a god or God.
    • Shakespeare
      They say there is divinity in odd numbers.
  2. (countable) A deity.
  3. A celestial being, inferior to the supreme God, but superior to man.
    • Cheyne
      God [] employing these subservient divinities
  4. (uncountable) The study of religion or religions.
    Harvard Divinity School has been teaching theology since 1636.
  5. A type of confectionery made with egg whites, corn syrup, and white sugar.


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