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The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Demiurge \Dem"i*urge\, n. [Gr. dhmioyrgo`s a worker for the people, a workman, especially the maker of the world, the Creator; dh`mios belonging to the people (fr. dh^mos the people) + 'e`rgon a work.] (Gr. Antiq.) The chief magistrate in some of the...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. Something (as an institution, idea, or individual) conceived as an autonomous creative force or decisive power.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1670s, from Latinized form of Greek demiourgos , literally "public or skilled worker" (from demos "common people;" see demotic + ergos "work;" see organ ).\n \nThe title of a magistrate in some Peloponnesian city-states and the Achæan League; taken in Platonic...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
In the Platonic , Neopythagorean , Middle Platonic , and Neoplatonic schools of philosophy, the demiurge is an artisan-like figure responsible for the fashioning and maintenance of the physical universe. The term was adopted by the Gnostics . Although a...

Usage examples of demiurge.

Vernal Equinox most fully develops the creative or demiurge energy, 473-u.

God represented by the Demiurge on the lower stage of existence, 557-l.

And the demiurge sensed that Valis had arrived, and was working to undo his evil works, and in that moment the battle proper was joined.

Every cretinoid producer and director in Hollywood who worships at the Mel Gibson Memorial Blockbuster Temple of Explosive Faith has a statue of Spielberg on his or her mantle and each night sacrifices a virgin cockroach in hopes that someday they too may become a demiurge.

Whatever those things are, they are an affront to the Demiurges and they must be stopped.

She had believed what the clerics told her all her life: that the Elabrej were the only sentient life in the universe, that the Demiurges made them unique, and that Doane and Gidding watched over them and kept them safe.

The words of power are the voces mysticae of real spells, intended to get the attention of demiurges whom the wizard is asking for aid.

The ancient words, the language of the demiurges who could adjust the powers on which the cosmos turned, were twisting themselves on her tongue.

The words of power, technically voces mysticae, are the language of demiurges who act as intercessors between humans and the Gods.

Unlike Manni, she recognizes it as the avatar of a posthuman demiurge, a body incarnated solely to provide a point of personal interaction for people to focus on.

The space center was a prime target for the separatists, since it coordinated most of the spacefaring activity, as well as for religious fanatics who believed that the extrasolar-vessel program was an affront to the Demiurges.