[kuh-riz-muh] Show IPA
noun, plural -ma·ta [-muh-tuh] Show IPA.
Theology . a divinely conferred gift or power.
a spiritual power or personal quality that gives an individualinfluence or authority over large numbers of people.
the special virtue of an office, function, position, etc., thatconfers or is thought to confer on the person holding it anunusual ability for leadership, worthiness of veneration, orthe like.