Definition of divinity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˈvɪnəti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈvɪnəti//
    (pl. divinities)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the quality of being a god or like God the divinity of Christ
  2. 2[countable] a god or goddess Roman/Greek/Egyptian divinities
  3. 3 [uncountable] the study of the nature of God and religious belief synonym theology a doctor of Divinity
  4. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French divinite, from Latin divinitas, from divinus ‘belonging to a deity’, from divus ‘godlike’ (related to deus ‘god’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: divinity