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Daemon
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demigod

(noun) A person with great powers and abilities.

Synonyms: superman, Ubermensch

Usage: The saints and demigods whom history worships we are constrained to accept with a grain of allowance.
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non-existent comic heroes have turned into demigods of today...
Omar Mariani
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DEMIGOD: A. a mythological being who is partly divine and partly human; an inferior deity. B. a deified mortal
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Who were the Demigods?



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Thetis dipping Achilles into the River Styx


Definition of Demigods: Demigods were the offspring of a deity and mortal, half-gods, who were invariably renown for their courage and great strength. Many of the ancient gods, like Zeus, had children as a result of their romantic involvement with mortals. Demigods, being part god and part mortal, had great powers and abilities and often featured in the mythology of the Ancient Greeks and Romans.

Demigods and Heroes


Discover the legends and myths surrounding the children of the Roman and Greek gods and goddesses who are referred to as demigods and are the great heroes of classical mythology. The names of the most famous Demigods and heroes were Achilles, Hercules, Theseus and Perseus. There were also female demigods, the most famous of these was the beautiful Helen of Troy.

http://www.talesbeyondbelief.com/greek-gods-mythology/demigods.htm
Rahul Goyal
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Seems to have originated from Greek mythology completely.
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Demigod: Half god-like man missing half of his humanity and another half of his godliness.
Laurie Cameron
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Sometimes referred to in German as Übermensch.
The term Übermensch was used frequently by Hitler and the Nazi regime to describe their idea of an Aryan master race

Demigod - no a fan of the concept.
Mehrdad77
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demigod (n.)
1520s, from demi- + god, rendering Latin semideus. The child of sexual intercourse between a deity and a mortal, a man raised to divine rank, or a minor god.
Mehrdad77
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A demigod is a divine mythological figure, a god who is either part human, or a minor god. In ancient Greece, dead heroes were sometimes thought of as demigods.
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Greek and Roman mythology have their share of demigods, and so does Hinduism — although in the latter case, a demigod is defined as a deity or god who was once mortal. Hanuman, known as the monkey god, is one example of a Hindu demigod who was born human and achieved divinity. The word demigod comes from the roots demi, "half," from the Latin dimidius, and god.
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nd if they succeeded, and turned themselves into the deathless demigods they’d always dreamed of becoming ...
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Mehrdad77
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According to indigenous legend, a demigod called Wari wanted to punish the Uru people, who inhabited the area, for adoring another deity.
BBC Jan 28, 201
Irma Crespo
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Noun 1. demigod - a person with great powers and abilitiesdemigod - a person with great powers and abilities
≡superman, Ubermensch

↔leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others

2. demigod - a person who is part mortal and part god
≡daemon

↔deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

↔Adonis - (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone; "when Adonis died Zeus decreed that he should spend winters in the underworld with Persephone and spend summers with Aphrodite"
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