Part of speech: noun

A divine person; god.

Part of speech: noun

The one true God.

Part of speech: noun

Godhead; divinity.

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Usage examples "deity":

  1. However, whether there ever lived a man Salmoxis, or whether he is simply a native deity of the Getai, let us bid farewell to him now. - "The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2)", Herodotus.
  2. I have a double motive for my refusal; in the first place, I am afraid to offend the Deity; and in the next, I am afraid of being shot. - "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
  3. It is easy to understand that deity first appeared to the Moors in the form of the stars. - "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn.