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See definition of deifying on Dictionary.com
  • as indeific
  • as inmemorial

synonyms for deifying

  • godlike
  • godly
  • heavenly
  • holy
  • religious
  • reverent
  • sacred
  • spiritual
  • remembering
  • celebrative
  • commemoratory
  • consecrative
  • dedicatory
  • in tribute
  • memorializing
  • monumental
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How to use deifying in a sentence

Moreover, this idealizing impulse may also create new cults, by deifying heroes who were originally conceived as human.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Manichism, deifying the antithesis of matter, takes the path of ascetic suppression of the body.
STUDIES OF CHRISTIANITYJAMES MARTINEAU
Deifying the mighty dead is one of the teachings of Shintism.
MYTHS & LEGENDS OF JAPANF. HADLAND (FREDERICK HADLAND) DAVIS
The Christians were the only people (apart from the Jews) who openly denounced the folly of worshipping and deifying Emperors.
THE CONFLICT OF RELIGIONS IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRET. R. GLOVER
He took a body and soul like ours, thus ennobling and deifying, so to speak, our human nature.
FRATERNAL CHARITYREV. FATHER VALUY
The attempt, which is to form the subject of our study to-day, that of deifying man, is a far more subtle one.
THE HEAVENLY FATHERERNEST NAVILLE
Civic virtues stand lowest, then follow the purifying, and finally the deifying virtues.
HISTORY OF DOGMA, VOLUME 1 (OF 7)ADOLPH HARNACK
This was an important stage on the road from the spiritual to the deifying love, which I have called metaphysical eroticism.
THE EVOLUTION OF LOVEEMIL LUCKA
The deifying love of man has no parallel phenomenon in the emotional life of woman.
THE EVOLUTION OF LOVEEMIL LUCKA
I am not sanctifying war, for I loathe it; but I am deifying the moral force which is behind us, for example, in this war.
JOHN BROWNCAPTAIN R. W. CAMPBELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEIFYING

  • deifying
  • godlike
  • godly
  • heavenly
  • holy
  • religious
  • reverent
  • sacred
  • spiritual
  • celebrative
  • commemoratory
  • consecrative
  • dedicatory
  • deifying
  • in tribute
  • memorializing
  • monumental
  • remembering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.