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deific (adj.)

"making divine," late 15c., from French déifique (late 14c.), from Late Latin deificus "god-making, sacred," in Medieval Latin "divine," from deus "god" (from PIE root *dyeu- "to shine," in derivatives "sky, heaven, god") + -ficus "making, doing," from combining form of facere "to make, do" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). Related: Deifical.

updated on July 12, 2018

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Definitions of deific from WordNet

deific (adj.)
characterized by divine or godlike nature;
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