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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French deité, from Latin deitās.

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NounEdit

deity (plural deities)

  1. The state of being a god; divine characteristics, godhead. [from 14th c.]
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.X.4:
      Thou seest all, yet none at all sees thee: / All that is by the working of thy Deitee.
  2. A divine being; a god or goddess. [from 14th c.]

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The American Heritage Book of English Usage: A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 1996, ISBN 978-0-395-76785-6.

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