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Status vs Divinity - What's the difference?

status | divinity |

As nouns the difference between status and divinity

is that status is status while divinity is (uncountable) the property of being divine, of being like a god or god.




  • A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
  • Prestige or high standing.
  • * 1957 , Gladys Sellew and Paul Hanly Furfey, Sociology and Its Use in Nursing Service , Saunders, page 81
  • The king has status' in his kingdom, and the pauper has ' status within his immediate group of peers.
  • A situation or state of affairs.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-03-15, volume=410, issue=8878, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Turn it off , passage=If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast's status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.}}
  • (label) The legal condition of a person or thing.
  • # The state (of a Canadian Indian) of being registered under the .
  • He is a status Indian.
  • (label) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
  • Derived terms

    * status quo * status symbol




  • (uncountable) The property of being divine, of being like a god or God.
  • * Shakespeare
  • They say there is divinity in odd numbers.
  • (countable) A deity.
  • A celestial being, inferior to the supreme God, but superior to man.
  • * Cheyne
  • God employing these subservient divinities
  • (uncountable) The study of religion or religions.
  • Harvard Divinity School has been teaching theology since 1636.
  • A type of confectionery made with egg whites, corn syrup, and white sugar.
  • Synonyms

    * (property of being divine ): godliness, godship * (deity ): deity, god, godship * (study ): godlore, theology

    Derived terms

    * Bachelor of Divinity * case divinity * divinitise, divinitize * divinity bindings * divinity calf, divinity-calf * divinity fudge * divinity hall * divinity school * divinityship * Doctor of Divinity * * indivinity * * Master of Divinity * * * school-divinity * systematic divinity