divine Definition

  • 1of, from, or like God or a god
  • 2excellent; delightful

Using divine: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "divine" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    The divine power of the universe is beyond human comprehension.

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    The sunset was a divine sight to behold.

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    The cake tasted divine.

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    The singer's voice was divine.

divine Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for divine

Idioms Using divine

  • a special quality or talent that makes someone exceptional


    Her paintings have a divine spark that sets them apart from other artists.

  • a sudden and profound creative idea or insight, often attributed to a higher power


    The composer claimed that his music was the result of divine inspiration.

  • a feeling of dissatisfaction with the status quo, often accompanied by a sense of purpose or calling


    Her divine discontent led her to pursue a career in social justice advocacy.

Phrases with divine

  • an event or action that is believed to be caused by God or a god


    The miraculous recovery of the patient was attributed to divine intervention.

  • the belief that a monarch's right to rule comes directly from God


    The concept of divine right was used to justify absolute monarchy in Europe.

  • a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, describing his journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise


    The Divine Comedy is considered one of the greatest works of Italian literature.

Origins of divine

from Old French 'devin', from Latin 'divinus', meaning 'of a god'


Summary: divine in Brief

The term 'divine' [dɪˈvaɪn] refers to something of, from, or like God or a god, as well as something excellent or delightful. Examples include 'The divine power of the universe' and 'The cake tasted divine.' Phrases like 'divine intervention' and idioms like 'divine spark' extend the concept of divinity into various contexts, such as miraculous events and exceptional talents.

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