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1. idolatry

noun. ['aɪˈdɑːlətri'] the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God.

Synonyms

  • worship
  • idol worship

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • miss

Etymology

  • idolatrie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • idolatria (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word idolatry


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the Bible there is no more serious charge than that of idolatry, Rosner says.

Quotes containing the word idolatry


1. I loved him as we always love for the first time; with idolatry and wild passion.
- Voltaire

2. I won't put my ignorance on an altar and call it God. It feels like idolatry, like the worst kind of idolatry.
- Robert Charles Wilson, Darwinia

2. idolatry

noun. ['aɪˈdɑːlətri'] religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.

Synonyms

  • verbolatry
  • devotion
  • worship
  • symbol-worship
  • place-worship
  • Bible-worship
  • cultism
  • topolatry
  • symbololatry
  • thaumatolatry
  • bibliolatry
  • miracle-worship
  • worship of man
  • lordolatry
  • symbolatry
  • gyneolatry
  • word-worship
  • gynaeolatry
  • grammatolatry
  • veneration
  • woman-worship

Etymology

  • idolatrie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • idolatria (Latin)
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