What is the difference between Divination and Divinity?

The difference between divination and divinity

is that "divination" is the act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events and "divinity" is the state, position, or fact of being a god or God. [from 14th c.].

divination

divinity

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events.
  • The apparent art of discovering secrets or the future by preternatural means.
  • (countable) An indication of what is to come in the future or what is secret; a prediction.

Hyponyms

  • divination

Related terms

  • divine
  • predivination

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state, position, or fact of being a god or God. [from 14th c.]
  • (countable) Synonym of deity.
  • A celestial being inferior to a supreme God but superior to man.
  • (uncountable) The study of religion or religions.
  • A type of confectionery made with egg whites, corn syrup, and white sugar.

Synonyms

  • (property of being divine): deity, godhead, godhood, godliness, godship
  • (deity): god
  • (study): godlore, theology

Examples

  • They say there is divinity in odd numbers.
  • You may leave out where you live and use either initials or an alias, since gods, buddhas and other divinities look only at our hearts.
  • These beings are derogatory from the wisdom and power of the author of nature, who doubtless can govern this machin he cou’d create, by more direct and easie methods, than employing these subservient divinities.
  • Harvard Divinity School has been teaching theology since 1636.