divinity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-vin'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the quality of being divine; divine nature.
  2. deity; godhood.
  3. a divine being; God.
  4. (sometimes l.c.) the Deity.
  5. a being having divine attributes, ranking below God but above humans: minor divinities.
  6. the study or science of divine things; theology.
  7. godlike character; supreme excellence.
  8. Also calleda fluffy white or artificially tinted fudge made usually of sugar, corn syrup, egg whites, and flavoring, often with nuts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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