goddesses

goddess

[god-is]
noun
1.
a female god or deity.
2.
a woman of extraordinary beauty and charm.
3.
a greatly admired or adored woman.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see God, -ess

goddesshood, goddessship, noun
supergoddess, noun


See -ess.
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goddess (ˈɡɒdɪs)
 
n
1.  a female divinity
2.  a woman who is adored or idealized, esp by a man
 
'goddesshood
 
n
 
'goddess-ship
 
n

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goddess
mid-14c., from god (q.v.) + fem. suffix -esse.
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