Undeify

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Undeify To degrade from the state of deity; to deprive of the character or qualities of a god; to deprive of the reverence due to a god.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • undeify To reduce from the state of deity; deprive of the character or qualities of a god; deprive of the honor due to a god.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Undeify un-dē′i-fī to deprive of the nature of a god: to deprive a god of his due honour.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + deify,

Usage

In literature:

The policy of undeifying Christ is having too much success.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
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