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Meaning of DEIFICATION

Pronunciation:  `deeufu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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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 Related Terms: accolade, admiration, adoration, adulation, aggrandizement, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, ascent, assumption, awe, beatification, bepraisement, breathless adoration, canonization, congratulation, consideration, courtesy, deference, dignification, duty, elevation, eloge, encomium, ennoblement, enshrinement, enthronement, erection, escalation, esteem, estimation, eulogium, eulogy, exaggerated respect, exaltation, excessive praise, favor, fetishization, flattery, glorification, glory, great respect, height, hero worship, high regard, homage, hommage, honor, idolatry, idolization, idolizing, immortalization, kudos, laud, laudation, lifting, lionizing, magnification, meed of praise, overpraise, paean, panegyric, praise, prestige, raising, rearing, regard, respect, reverence, reverential regard, sainting, sanctification, sursum corda, tribute, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upping, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust, veneration, worship
 

 

 

 

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