SUPERDEITY

deity

[dee-i-tee]
noun, plural deities.
1.
a god or goddess.
2.
divine character or nature, especially that of the Supreme Being; divinity.
3.
the estate or rank of a god: The king attained deity after his death.
4.
a person or thing revered as a god or goddess: a society in which money is the only deity.
5.
the Deity, God; Supreme Being.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English deite < Old French < Late Latin deitāt- (stem of deitās), equivalent to Latin dei- (combining form of deus god) + -tāt- -ty, formed after Latin dīvīnitās divinity

superdeity, noun, plural superdeities.
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deity (ˈdeɪtɪ, ˈdiːɪ-)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a god or goddess
2.  the state of being divine; godhead
3.  the rank, status, or position of a god
4.  the nature or character of God
 
[C14: from Old French, from Late Latin deitās, from Latin deus god]

Deity (ˈdeɪtɪ, ˈdiːɪ-)
 
n
the Deity the Supreme Being; God

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deity
c.1300, from O.Fr. deite, from L.L. deitatem (nom. deitas) "divine nature," coined by Augustine from L. deus "god," from PIE *deiwos (see Zeus).
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