Idolatry

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<- N
PARAG:Idolatry->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ idolatry
idolatry
idolism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ demonism
demonism
demonolatry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ idol-worship
idol-worship
demon-worship
devil-worship
fire-worship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ zoolatry
zoolatry
fetichism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ecclesiolatry
ecclesiolatry
heliolatry
Mariolatry
Bibliolatry
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ deification
deification
apotheosis
canonization
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hero worship
hero worship
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sacrifices
sacrifices
hecatomb
holocaust
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ human sacrifices
human sacrifices
immolation
mactation
infanticide
self-immolation
suttee
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ idol
idol
golden calf
graven image
fetich
avatar
Juggernath
lares et penates
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Baal
Baal
&c. 986
PARAG:Idolatry->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ worship idols
worship idols
worship pictures
worship relics
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deify
deify
canonize
PARAG:Idolatry->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ idolatrous
idolatrous

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Idolatry — • Etymologically denotes divine worship given to an image, but its signification has been extended to all divine worship given to anyone or anything but the true God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Idolatry     Idolatry …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Idolatry — I*dol a*try, n.; pl. {Idolatries}. [F. idol[^a]trie, LL. idolatria, L. idololatria, Fr. Gr. ?; ? idol + ? service.] 1. The worship of idols, images, or anything which is not God; the worship of false gods. [1913 Webster] His eye surveyed the dark …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • idolatry — index laudation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • idolatry — (n.) mid 13c., from O.Fr. idolatrie, from V.L. idolatria, shortened from L.L. idololatria (Tertullian), from Eccles. Gk. eidololatria worship of idols, from eidolon image (see IDOL (Cf. idol)) + latreia worship, service (see LATRY (Cf. latry)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • idolatry — ► NOUN 1) worship of idols. 2) adulation. DERIVATIVES idolater noun idolatrous adjective. ORIGIN from Greek eid lon idol + latreia worship …   English terms dictionary

  • idolatry — [ī däl′ə trē] n. pl. idolatries [ME idolatrie < OFr < LL(Ec) idolatria < Gr(N.T.) eidōlolatreia: see IDOLATER] 1. worship of idols 2. excessive devotion to or reverence for some person or thing …   English World dictionary

  • Idolatry — The Adoration of the Golden Calf by Nicolas Poussin. Idolatry is a pejorative term for the worship of an idol, a physical object such as a cult image, as a god,[1] or practices believed to verge on worship, such as giving undue honour and regard… …   Wikipedia

  • IDOLATRY — Greek eidōlon originally meant image or fantasy. By the time of the Septuagint the term was used for images of gods. Idolatry is literally image worship. To grasp the character of image worship in biblical literature one must first realize that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Idolatry —    Image worship or divine honour paid to any created object. Paul describes the origin of idolatry in Rom. 1:21 25: men forsook God, and sank into ignorance and moral corruption (1:28).    The forms of idolatry are,    1) Fetishism, or the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • idolatry — /uy dol euh tree/, n., pl. idolatries. 1. the religious worship of idols. 2. excessive or blind adoration, reverence, devotion, etc. [1200 50; ME idolatrie < ML idolatria, by haplology from LL idololatria Gk (NT) eidololatreía. See IDOL LATRY]… …   Universalium

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