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noun as in apotheosis

noun as in glorification

noun as in hero worship

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Example Sentences

But Michael Moynihan says we should resist the instant deification.

Finally, as a Zionist, this deification of trauma appalls me.

Every passion and nearly every vice was the object of a monstrous deification.

Gratitude and admiration tended to the deification of departed heroes and other eminent persons.

Into practical pantheism, and into the deification of human reason it does run.

As it was, the deification of the ruler had to provide the nexus, as in Alexanders empire.

The Syncism of gods or the deification of rulers, those are the only ways of amalgamating peoples.


On this page you'll find 220 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deification, such as: elevation, exaltation, glorification, hero worship, idolization, and veneration.

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