Definition of deification in English:

deification

Pronunciation /deɪɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n//diːɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • See deify

    • ‘During the Late Period his veneration extended to deification and he became a local god at Memphis where he was glorified for his skills as a physician and a healer.’
    • ‘Those events serve to undermine the inappropriate deification of these otherwise ordinary people.’
    • ‘It is to his credit that he has long resisted deification and hero worship, indeed all the elaborate trappings of being a living symbol.’
    • ‘I'm sure though we can all think of the fabulously wealthy who have no problem taking advantage of their deification to extract even greater wealth and power from society at large.’
    • ‘Now, 20 years after his death, the people of that intense, teeming, vibrant place still hold him in a regard which borders on deification.’

Pronunciation

deification

/deɪɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n//diːɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/