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demigod (ˈdɛmɪˌɡɒd Pronunciation for demigod

Definitions

noun

    1. a mythological being who is part mortal, part god
    2. a lesser deity
  1. a person with outstanding or godlike attributes

Derived Forms

ˈdemiˌgoddess feminine noun

Word Origin

C16: translation of Latin sēmideus

Example Sentences Including 'demigod'

Then, too, if a young man had the chance, would he try to steal the idea of a revered demigod ?
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2
Which makes you a demigod , if that makes you feel any better.
Clive Barker GALILEE (2001)
Kissoon had been no demigod , but his scrawny body was a reservoir of the direst suits.
Clive Barker THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)

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