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goddess meaning

EN[ˈɡɒd.ɛs] [ˈɡɑd.ɪs]
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  • A goddess is a female deity with supernatural powers in polytheistic religions.
  • In some religions, a sacred female figure holds a central place in prayer and worship. Shaktism, the worship of the female force that animates the world, is one of the three major sects of Hinduism.
  • The primacy of a monotheistic or near-monotheistic "Great Goddess" is advocated by some modern matriarchists as a female version of, preceding, or analogue to,
  • Polytheist religions, including Polytheistic reconstructionists, honour multiple goddesses and gods, and usually see them as discrete, separate beings. These deities may be part of a pantheon, or different regions may have tutelary deities.
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    Definition of goddess in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgoddessesSUF-ess
    1. (religion) A female deity.
      1. (figuratively) A woman honored or adored as physically attractive or of superior charm and intelligence.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Winter. The green xebec whose figurehead was Astarte, goddess of sexual love, tacked slowly into the Grand Harbour.
          • ‎In the underworld beneath the lid on the back of the world turtle, where the god Batara Kala and the goddess Setesuyara lived, there was perpetual darkness.
          • On view from the sixth century B.C. are two small Attic representations of kourai, dressed statues of maidens, said to represent the Athenian aristocracy in rites celebrating the goddess Athena.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Dawn believes in God, but Willow believes in multiple gods and goddesses.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ess
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en goddesse
          2. en goddessy
          3. en goddessly
          4. en goddesses
          5. en goddesship
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of goddess for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "goddess" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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