Deification - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdiəfəˈkeɪʃən|  American pronunciation of the word deification
Brit.  |ˌdiːɪfɪˈkeɪʃən|  British pronunciation of the word deification
- the condition of being treated like a god
- an embodiment of the qualities of a god
the capitalists' deification of capital
- the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) (syn: apotheosis, exaltation)

Examples

...the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero...

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