Definition of Deified

1. a. Honored or worshiped as a deity; treated with supreme regard; godlike.



Definition of Deified

1. Verb. (past of deify) ¹

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Definition of Deified

1. deify [v] - See also: deify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deified

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deified (current term)
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Literary usage of Deified

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1. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1894)
"CULTURE HEROES AND deified KINGS. BY STEPHEN D. PEET. One of the most interesting subjects conm cted with American archaeology is the one which relates to ..."

2. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... personated and deified, and that those gods were not animal, nor indeed philosophical, but fictitious, and nothing but the things of nature allegorized. ..."

3. The Deification of Abstract Ideas in Roman Literature and Inscriptions by Harold Lucius Axtell (1907)
"But, as the nation grew in size and political power, their deified concepts grew broader, though always with a utilitarian tendency. In short, I hold, ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... the political influence of the Magian with that of the Ma- thians, and the statues of their deified monarchs, were thrown down with ignominy.^? ..."

5. The Advantage and Necessity of the Christian Revelation Shewn from the State by John Leland (1819)
"The qualities and affections of the mind, and accidents of life, and even evil qualities and accidents vert deified, and had divine honours rendered to them ..."

6. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present--savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1859)
"Prayers addressed to gods. — Not idolaters. — Origin of Hawaiki. — deified men. — Religious belief. — deified men revisit the earth as spirits — Priesthood. ..."

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