Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The quality or character of being divine.

Part of speech: noun

A being ( real or imaginary) regarded as possessing divine attributes; especially The Deity; God.

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Usage examples "divinity":

  1. It could tell us of the disputes between the clergy of the collegiate church and the citizens in 1574, when one of the preachers, a bachelor of divinity, on his way to the church was stabbed three times by the dagger of a Manchester man; and of the execution of three popish priests, whose heads were afterwards exposed from the tower of the church. - "Vanishing England", P. H. Ditchfield.
  2. Cannot the Divinity which works and speaks in me- as in thee- as in each of us- recognize himself and his own voice? - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Wal, that fall they made him a Doctor o' Divinity at Cambridge College, and so they sot more by him than ever. - "Oldtown Fireside Stories The Ghost In The Mill; The Sullivan Looking-Glass; The Minister's Housekeeper; The Widow's Bandbox; Captain Kidd's Money; "Mis' Elderkin's Pitcher"; The Ghost In The Cap'n Brownhouse", Harriet Beecher Stowe.