semidivine

[sem-ee-di-vahyn, sem-ahy-]
adjective
somewhat more than mortal but less than divine.

Origin:
1590–1600; semi- + divine

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The faith later developed the idea of bodhisattvas, semidivine figures who helped believers accomplish their own nirvana.
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