- Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will. "The immensity of the divinenature." [Paley.]
- Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments." Divineprotection." [Bacon.]
- Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.
- Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods."The divineApollo said." [Shak.]
- Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind.Sir J. Davies."The divineDesdemona." [Shak.]"A divine sentence is in the lips of the king." [Prov. xvi. 10.]"But not to one in this benighted age Is that diviner inspiration given." [Gray.]
- Presageful; foreboding; prescient.(Obs)"Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill, Misgave him." [Milton.]
- Relating to divinity or theology."Church history and other divine learning." [South.]synonyms: Supernatural; superhuman; godlike; heavenly; celestial; pious; holy; sacred; preëminent.
Etymology: Compar. Diviner; superl. Divinest
Etymology: F. divin, L. divinus divine, divinely inspired, fr. divus dius, belonging to a deity; akin to Gr. �, and L. deus, God. See Deity