1 the condition of being treated like a god
2 an embodiment of the qualities of a god; "the capitalists' deification of capital"
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
Divinization or deification is the "making divine" of an earthly entity or activity. It may refer to
- the apotheosis of an individual
- mystical union with the divine
- the transformation and divinization of the entire world
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