What does Goddess mean?

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ˈgɒd ɪsGod·dess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goddessnoun

    a female deity

Wiktionary

  1. goddessnoun

    A female deity.

  2. goddessnoun

    A human female honored or adored as physically attractive or of superior charm and intelligence.

  3. Goddessnoun

    The single goddess of various monotheistic religions.

  4. Goddessnoun

    The single female goddess of various ditheistic religions.

  5. Etymology: from ca. 1350.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Goddessnoun

    A female divinity.

    Etymology: from god.

    Hear, nature, hear; dear goddess, hear a father! William Shakespeare.

    A woman I forswore; but I will prove,
    Thou being a goddess, I forswore not thee:
    My vow was earthy, thou a heav’nly love. William Shakespeare.

    I long have waited in the temple nigh,
    Built to the gracious goddess Clemency;
    But rev’rence thou the pow’r. John Dryden, Fables.

    From his seat the goddess born arose,
    And thus undaunted spoke. John Dryden, Fables.

    When the daughter of Jupiter presented herself among a crowd of goddesses, she was distinguished by her graceful stature and superior beauty. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 21.

    Modesty with-held the goddess’ train. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goddessnoun

    a female god; a divinity, or deity, of the female sex

  2. Goddessnoun

    a woman of superior charms or excellence

Freebase

  1. Goddess

    Goddess as a proper noun may refer to a feminine supreme deity in monotheism or bitheism. Otherwise a goddess may refer to any feminine or female deity with supernatural powers. In some cultures Goddesses are associated with Earth, motherhood, love, and the household. In other cultures, Goddesses also rule over war, death, and destruction as well as healing. They can be figureheads of religions and can be accessed in modern times by religious statues. In some religions, a sacred feminine archetype can occupy a very central place in prayer and worship. In Hinduism, Sacred Feminine or Shaktism is one of the three major Hindu denominations of worship along with Vishnu and Shiva. In Tibetan Buddhism, the highest achievement any person can achieve is to become like the "great" female Buddhas who are depicted as being supreme protectors, fearless and filled with compassion for all beings. 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, the Abrahamic God associated with the historical rise of monotheism in the Mediterranean Axis Age. Some currents of Neopaganism, in particular Wicca, have a bitheistic concept of a single Goddess and a single God, who in hieros gamos represent a united whole. Polytheistic reconstructionists focus on reconstructing polytheistic religions, including the various goddesses and figures associated with indigenous cultures.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. goddess

    A Super-Huzzy mated with an apotheosized Super-Thug.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Goddess in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Goddess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Goddess in a Sentence

  1. Uttimlal Chaurasiya:

    All living creatures are equal in the eyes of god, instead of animals we can offer gourds, pumpkins, coconuts and sweets to the goddess.

  2. Patty Jenkins:

    I want it to move to the next generation of women, and inspired the next generation of women, there is some visceral identity that people have with the character that I played, because they went in their backyards and they pretended to be her. We share that goddess within, maybe, and I enjoy hearing those stories. So I don’t really tire of it.

  3. Karen Charboneau-Harrison:

    What we do here is we celebrate the world wisdom traditions, we have books about Hinduism, Buddhism, Goddess Spirituality, Native American shamanism, really the gamut. So what we are about is people's spiritual paths.

  4. Ludwig van Beethoven:

    Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?

  5. Edith Sitwell:

    Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.

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