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The spectacle of insensitivity that is the gun lobby and its outspoken, out-of-their-mind apparatchiks, is the apotheosis of what the Republican Party has allowed itself to become.
Steven Weber

Meaning of "apotheosis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD APOTHEOSIS

Via Late Latin from Greek: deification, from theos god.
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PRONUNCIATION OF APOTHEOSIS

apotheosis  [əˌpɒθɪˈəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APOTHEOSIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Apotheosis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APOTHEOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Apotheosis

Apotheosis is the glorification of a subject to divine level. The term has meanings in theology, where it refers to a belief, and in art, where it refers to a genre. In theology, the term apotheosis refers to the idea that an individual has been raised to godlike stature. In art, the term refers to the treatment of any subject in a particularly grand or exalted manner.

Definition of apotheosis in the English dictionary

The first definition of apotheosis in the dictionary is the elevation of a person to the rank of a god; deification. Other definition of apotheosis is glorification of a person or thing. Apotheosis is also a glorified ideal.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APOTHEOSIS


anaerobiosis
ˌænɛərəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
antibiosis
ˌæntɪbaɪˈəʊsɪs
babesiosis
bəˌbiːzɪˈəʊsɪs
bacteriosis
bækˌtɪərɪˈəʊsɪs
berylliosis
bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs
coccidiosis
kɒkˌsɪdɪˈəʊsɪs
endometriosis
ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs
endosymbiosis
ˌɛndəʊˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs
gliosis
ɡlaɪˈəʊsɪs
leishmaniosis
liːʃˌmeɪnɪˈəʊsɪs
listeriosis
lɪˌstɪərɪˈəʊsɪs
meiosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
miosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
mononucleosis
ˌmɒnəʊˌnjuːklɪˈəʊsɪs
myosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
necrobiosis
ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
pneumoconiosis
ˌnjuːməʊˌkəʊnɪˈəʊsɪs
scoliosis
ˌskɒlɪˈəʊsɪs
semiosis
ˌsɛmɪˈəʊsɪs
symbiosis
ˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APOTHEOSIS

apothecaries
apothecaries´ measure
apothecaries´ weight
apothecary
apothece
apothecia
apothecial
apothecium
apothegm
apothegmatic
apothegmatical
apothegmatist
apothegmatize
apothem
apotheoses
apotheosise
apotheosize
apotropaic
apotropaically
apotropaism

WORDS THAT END LIKE APOTHEOSIS

apoptosis
diagnosis
fibrosis
homeosis
homoeosis
hypnosis
infectious mononucleosis
metamorphosis
multiple sclerosis
necrosis
osmosis
osteoporosis
osteosis
pediculosis
prognosis
sarcoidosis
sclerosis
stenosis
thrombosis
tuberculosis

Synonyms and antonyms of apotheosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «APOTHEOSIS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «apotheosis» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of apotheosis

Translation of «apotheosis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APOTHEOSIS

Find out the translation of apotheosis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of apotheosis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «apotheosis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

神化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apoteosis
570 millions of speakers

English

apotheosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गुणगान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تأليه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

апофеозом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apoteose
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাটকের শেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apothéose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Apotheosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Apotheose
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

神格化
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apotheosis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phong thần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருதுத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

देव्हारेपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tanrılaştırma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

apoteosi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

apoteoza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

апофеозом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

apoteoză
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αποθέωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

apotheose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

apotheosis
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

forherligelsen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of apotheosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTHEOSIS»

The term «apotheosis» is regularly used and occupies the 77.734 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTHEOSIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about apotheosis

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2 QUOTES WITH «APOTHEOSIS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word apotheosis.
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William McFee
Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is supreme for some man and woman, every hour the apotheosis of some passion!
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Steven Weber
The spectacle of insensitivity that is the gun lobby and its outspoken, out-of-their-mind apparatchiks, is the apotheosis of what the Republican Party has allowed itself to become.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APOTHEOSIS»

Discover the use of apotheosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to apotheosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Apotheosis: Dead Forever Book 2
He hatches a daring plot to outsmart the enemy, risking his own life and the last body to enjoy as a free soul. A single choice could spell his end, for real this time. Apotheosis continues the Dead Forever trilogy, followed by Resonance.
William Campbell, 2010
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Prophets: Apotheosis: Book One
It’s been nearly 200 years since the collapse of the Confederacy, the last government to claim humanity’s colonies.
S. Andrew Swann, 2009
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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the ...
Questioning the circumstances surrounding Cook's so-called divinity - or apotheosis - and his death, Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western ...
Gananath Obeyesekere, 1997
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Messiah: Apotheosis: Book Three
The last stand against the self-proclaimed God, Adam, has retreated to the anarchic planet Bakunin-a world besieged by civil war.
S. Andrew Swann, 2011
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A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics, and the ...
For nearly two thousand years “immunity,” a legal concept invented in ancient Rome, serves almost exclusively political and juridical ends. “Self-defense” also originates in a juridico-political context; it emerges in the mid ...
Ed Cohen, 2009
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The Apotheosis of Democracy, 1908-1916: The Pediment for the ...
The art of Paul Wayland Bartlett (1865-1925) and turn-of-the-century sculpture in general have been attracting increasing attention.
Thomas P. Somma, 1995
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Apotheosis of the Gnosis
APOTHEOSIS OF THE GNOSIS fairly lives up to its name or, rather, title in terms of the extent to which it both draws the various strands of the ideological philosophy of Social Transcendentalism together and achieves fresh insights into key ...
John O'Loughlin, 2011
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Heretics: Apotheosis: Book Two
Brand new in the action-packed Apotheosis epic Adam, an AI creation of an alien race, prepares to launch a conquest that has been centuries in the making, and if he succeeds he will rule over all humankind-over all sentient life-forms-as a ...
S. Andrew Swann, 2010
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The Apotheosis of a Human Ideal: The Young Hegel's ...
Beginning in his Frankfurt (1797-1800) and early Jena (1801-1803) writings, Hegel constructs a philosophy grounded in a distinctive conception of God or the absolute.
Matthew Paul Egan, 2008
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Religion and Popular Culture in America
AN. AMERICAN. APOTHEOSIS. Sports. as. Popular. Religion. THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF SPORTS Each year, on a Sunday toward the end of January, more than half the American population, and perhaps as much as one-tenth of the ...
Bruce David Forbes, Jeffrey H. Mahan, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APOTHEOSIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term apotheosis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Greece referendum analysis: Greece has taken a terrifying leap into …
Plebiscites are presented as the apotheosis of democracy – but they often leave as many questions as answers. But the question of what the ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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How do we get conservative politicians to vote for climate action …
The wedge-issue method reached its apotheosis with the infamous Willie Horton commercial in 1988, paid for by a conservative political action committee with ... «Grist, Jul 15»
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Paul Verhoeven's Authenticity Came to Light at Chicago's Logan …
RoboCop, the night's final film, introduced Verhoeven to American audiences (Turkish Delight, notwithstanding) and is the apotheosis of his ... «PopMatters, Jul 15»
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Greece referendum analysis: Compromise may still emerge but this …
Plebiscites are presented as the apotheosis of democracy – but they often leave as many questions as answers. But the question of what the ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Ray Gigant Goes Rhythm Heaven With Its Ultimate Attacks
Additionally, three protagonists can unleash a special transformation called Apotheosis, which is pretty much like a “god mode” transformation ... «Siliconera, Jul 15»
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Evening of feel-good works to mark Singapore's 50th birthday
... as boats get buffeted in stormy seas before arriving in the Promise Land, with an apotheosis gloriously greeted by the peal of tubular bells. «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
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Greece: People Repudiate the 1%-ers
Project Fear reaches its apotheosis in Greece. If there is a referendum, the Greek people will be asked to vote for a hell they already know or ... «Dissident Voice, Jul 15»
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How Silicon Valley Could Really Change the World
The apotheosis of such progress is the domain of the Nobel Prizes. It is time for today's tech giants to expand their vision in a way that would ... «City Journal, Jul 15»
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Killer Clowns Attack in Hilarious New Prank Video
The latest in the killer clown scare videos is Killer Clown 5 – Apotheosis! As the title suggests, it is the fifth such video in the series. Every entry ... «1428 Elm, Jul 15»
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Destiny: Xur Item Inventory this weekend; What's worth buying?
Apotheosis Veil; Class: Warlock. Another great stat roll according to our reliable gamer source. However, he notes that it is not the greatest of ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Apotheosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/apotheosis>. Nov 2019 ».
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