What is creation?

More definitions of "creation":

  • (noun): (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence.
  • (noun): An artifact that has been brought into existence by someone.
  • (noun): The event that occurred at the beginning of something.
    Example: "From its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
    Synonyms: conception

Famous quotes containing the word creation:

    Poetry, at all times, exercises two distinct functions: it may reveal, it may unveil to every eye, the ideal aspects of common things ... or it may actually add to the number of motives poetic and uncommon in themselves, by the imaginative creation of things that are ideal from their very birth.
    Walter Pater (1839–1894)

    He’s indestructible. Frankenstein’s creation is man’s challenge to the laws of life and death.
    Edward T. Lowe, and Erle C. Kenton. Dr. Edelman (Onslow Stevens)

    If they had said that the sun or the moon had gone out of the heavens, it could not have struck me with the idea of a more awful and dreary blank in creation than the words: “Byron is dead!”
    Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801–1866)