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Below you will find the definition of pantheon, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - all the gods of a religion
EXAMPLES - Pantheon in a Sentence
- Protests over plan to bury President in Polish pantheon (source)
- Hence their membership in the professional basketball pantheon. (source)
- Welcome to "The Gods Are Bored," where your pantheon is our pantheon! (source)
- There is a 'pantheon' of demons as well as of gods in the Babylonian theology. (source)
- So too with polytheism: a pantheon which is divided against itself cannot stand. (source)
- Ge-luk tradition, indeed a spectacular promotion in the pantheon of the tradition. (source)
- ROBERTS: But in the pantheon of medical practice in and the law, where does that fall? (source)
- That achievement alone would have won him a place at the pinnacle of the American pantheon. (source)
- In the pantheon of Islamic states, Bangladesh seems an unlikely place for a secular revolution. (source)
- The "pantheon" is being built in violation of Ukraine's law on World War II monuments, the ministry said. (source)
- In the pantheon of commodities with nice price runs over the past several years, gold has a special shine. (source)
- Like Rodi, I believe Austen deserves to join the grand pantheon of gadflies: Voltaire and Swift, Twain and Mencken. (source)
- And with Joe Namath "guaranteeing" the win it solidified his place in the pantheon of New York sports greats forever. (source)
- Shuk-den was a minor though troublesome deity in the Ge-luk pantheon throughout most of the history of this tradition. (source)
- But for the theologians of Babylon, the position of Marduk as the head of the pantheon was a much more important factor. (source)
- MOOS: So now the vice president enters the pantheon of politicians caught in a worldwide web, joining the President Bush. (source)
- _ The Roman pantheon (if the Italian divine community can properly be called a pantheon) had not the fullness and fineness of the (source)
- In 1977, Guardian reemerged as part of the modern age Bulwark publishing pantheon, though this time as its subsidiary game company. (source)
- More than a quarter-century after Saturday Night Live premiered on NBC, its alumni have ascended to the pantheon of American comedy. (source)
- It was at that time that he built what envious people called his "pantheon"; a magnificent mansion behind the iron grating of the Retiro. (source)
- He closed his eyes and pinched the bridge of his nose, praying to every god in the dark pantheon for relief from the pounding in his brain. (source)
- LICHTMAN: It's very difficult to deliver an inaugural address that rises above confident and becomes part of the pantheon of American history. (source)
- Descriptions in the watercolor-filled Codex show the Aztecs as the Romans of the New World, devoted to a set of gods similar to the Roman pantheon. (source)
- Unlike other Christian music festivals, the musicians invited to perform at Wild Goose are not members of the praise-and-worship music pantheon or even crossover artists. (source)
- The zingers all take shameless aim below the Borscht Belt, with a cast of familiar faces from the 1970s sit-com pantheon, including Paul Lynde, Charlotte Rae, Jimmie "J.J." (source)
- Among the Hatti proper -- that is, the broad-headed military aristocracy -- the chief deity of the pantheon was the Great Father, the creator, "the lord of Heaven", the Baal. (source)
- The entire pantheon of public companies as well as private companies operators Essar Oil and RIL have been acquiring blocks in India and around the world for about a decade now. (source)
- Thus, what emerges from this impressionistic survey is that Shuk-den was a minor though troublesome deity in the Ge-luk pantheon throughout most of the history of this tradition. (source)
- In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Montag said she expects that Superficial could be the "biggest album of the year" and puts it in the pop pantheon with Michael Jackson's Thriller. (source)
- Thus, Shuk-den has become the main Ge-luk protector replacing the traditional supra-mundane protectors of the Ge-luk tradition, indeed a spectacular promotion in the pantheon of the tradition. (source)
- We stop short of worshiping outstanding men and women as actual gods, of course, but nevertheless, in the 19th century we also began using "pantheon" as a word for any eminent company of the highly venerated. (source)
- Natural and indeed inevitable as this conclusion was, the scientific theory in the Euphrates Valley was presumably influenced to some extent by the circumstance that the head of the pantheon was a solar deity. (source)
- None of those songs seem likely to enter the Young pantheon, although the appropriately-named "Rumblin" offers the greatest promise thanks to the staggering low-end sensations he created with just a single electric guitar. (source)
- Though not so immodest as to place himself directly in any pantheon, he does so implicitly when referring to the great cause of his life, the resurrection and enhancement of the 227-year-old Mariinsky and its musical legacy. (source)
- And my guess is that he saw this as some kind of last strike, you know, a kind of great blow for freedom that he hoped would, you know, sort of kick-off the race war and make him some kind of martyr in the pantheon of Aryan heroes. (source)
- It will make a nice contrast in the general election, especially if Whitman, who made enormous mistakes as a corporate executive but whose ghost-written memoirs place her in the pantheon of business leadership, is the Republican nominee. (source)
- If your pantheon is more complex, say you have two competing factions of deities, laid over an older, animist pattern, that tells you a lot about the social evolution of the society: maybe not-Buddhism came along and supplanted not-Shinto. (source)
- One reason is that, in Mesoamerican religion, the number of deities in a "pantheon" can sometimes be reduced to a single deity or concept in which the apparently separate deities are simply manifestations or aspects of the central deity or concept of divinity. (source)
- When Ms Balding complains to the editor, John Witherow says that "some members of the gay community" should stop claiming "special victim status" and compares Clare's travails to Jeremy Clarkson's in an ad hoc pantheon of victimhood that St Paul might stumble over. (source)
- So it is with initial disbelief that one finds him, in this tenth volume of his memoirs, not only involved but taking a lead in an enterprise which, if hopeless and misguided, still shines with the lustre of heroic self-sacrifice and occupies an honoured niche in the pantheon of freedom. (source)
- Located just a stones throw away from where I live in Washington, D.C., Deathfest had a ridiculous line-up spanning the metal pantheon, which is why metalheads from around the world over descended upon Baltimore's Sonar compound for America's most diverse and tightly curated metal festival. (source)
- The Soltenites 'forefathers had still believed in Arkon's pantheon of gods many millennia before but now the Soltenites were immersed in demonism and paid homage to hideous spirit ogres, considering them to be deities worthy of worship-and all such demonic gods were without exception of the masculine gender. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 50.0, which suggests that "pantheon" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 14 synonyms for pantheon.
cathedral, chapel, church, holy place, house, house of God, house of prayer, mosque, pagoda, place of worship, sanctuary, shrine, synagogue, tabernacle
We have 0 antonyms for pantheon.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (pănˈthē-ŏnˌ, -ən)
View up to 25 definitions of pantheon from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A circular temple in Rome, completed in 27 B.C. and dedicated to all the gods.
- (noun) A temple dedicated to all gods.
- (noun) All the gods of a people considered as a group: Jupiter is head of the Roman pantheon.
- (noun) A public building commemorating and dedicated to the heroes and heroines of a nation.
- (noun) A group of persons most highly regarded for contributions to a field or endeavor: the pantheon of modern physics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) a temple dedicated to all the gods
- (noun) all the gods of a particular people or religion, particularly the ancient Greek gods residing on Olympus, considered as a group
- (noun) a category or classification denoting the most honored persons of a group
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A temple dedicated to all the gods; especially, the building so called at Rome.
- (noun) The collective gods of a people, or a work treating of them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A temple or shrine dedicated to all the gods.
- (noun) All the divinities, collectively, worshiped by a people: as, one of the divinities of the Greek pantheon.
- (noun) [capitalized] A work treating of the whole body of divinities of a people: as, Tooke's “Pantheon.”
- (noun) [capitalized] A memorial structure in honor of the great men of a people, or filling some such purpose; especially, such a building serving as a mausoleum, as the Pantheon (church of Ste. Geneviève) in Paris. Westminster Abbey is often called the Panthcon of the British.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) all the gods of a religion
- (noun) (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
- (noun) a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes