How to use Deification in a sentence as a noun

"Speaking of special privileges, the extraordinary differential between the 15% tax rate that capitalists pay on carried interest, dividends, and capital gains, and the 35% top marginal rate on work that ordinary Americans pay, is kind of hard to justify without a touch of deification.

Can we lay off the cheesy deification of PG?

I think, this is in part a consequence of the deification of Steve Jobs, who might have adopted a similar stance towards his partners/employees.

This article was a bit annoying to read, as it was full of a lot of the deification of Jobs that's been around since his death.

Believing that requires no acts of deification or hagiography on my part.

The only thing I don't care for in all this is the deification of Swartz, as if he played no part in the dilemma he found himself in.

But look at everything written about the man in the days and weeks after, and the reaction to people who didn't toe the party line of deification.

It is a bad thing for a nation to raise and to admire a false standard of success; and there can be no falser standard than that set by the deification of material well-being in and for itself.

That would only illustrate the same irony if the near deification of the mythologized version of the FFs by today's conservatives referred to in the grandparent post was also common in today's liberals.

But the notion of deification as being a process that continues through life and into death seems to be missing in many Protestant communities.

We make a point of being critical of our leaders and react to attempts at deification as paths to tyranny - a way of maintaining power.

There's a minor bit of deification imo, though it's not as bad as it could be.

There's nothing wrong with that, but let's hold off on the deification.

I've been skeptical of LavaBit, chalking it up to the general deification that HN gives to its heroes du jour, but he really seems to have made a highly principled stand while still allowing the government to intercept any individual for which it had a warrant.

Deification definitions


the condition of being treated like a god


an embodiment of the qualities of a god; "the capitalists' deification of capital"


the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)

See also: exaltation apotheosis