What does the word godhead mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Deity.

Usage examples for godhead

  1. It was 'full of grace and truth; ' the perfection of human graciousness, of human truthfulness, which could win and melt the hearts of simple folk, and make them see in Him, who was called the carpenter's son, the beauty of the glory of the Godhead. – The Water of Life and Other Sermons by Charles Kingsley
  2. It combines the delineation alike of the tenderness of His humanity, and the majesty of His Godhead. – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  3. And such lines as these by Mr. Swinburne- The dark dumb godhead innate in the fair world's life Imbues the rapture of dawn and of noon with dread, Infects the peace of the star- shod night with strife, Informs with terror the sorrow that guards the dead. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch