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Pronunciation:  `deeufu'keyshun

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  1. [n]  the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
  2. [n]  an embodiment of the qualities of a god; "the capitalists' deification of capital"
  3. [n]  the condition of being treated like a god

DEIFICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: apotheosis, exaltation
 See Also: avatar, condition, embodiment, incarnation, status, worship



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [LL. deificare to deify: cf.
F. d['e]ification. See {Deify}.]
The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis;
excessive praise.

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