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IDOLATRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does idolatry mean? 

IDOLATRY (noun)
  The noun IDOLATRY has 2 senses:

1. religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
2. the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God

  Familiarity information: IDOLATRY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IDOLATRY (noun)


Sense 1idolatry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

idolatry; cultism; veneration; devotion

Hypernyms ("idolatry" is a kind of...):

worship (the activity of worshipping)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "idolatry"):

Bible-worship; bibliolatry (the worship of the Bible)

grammatolatry; verbolatry; word-worship (the worship of words)

symbol-worship; symbolatry; symbololatry (the worship of symbols)

anthropolatry; worship of man (the worship of human beings)

gynaeolatry; gyneolatry; woman-worship (the worship of women)

lordolatry (the worship of a lord because of his rank or title)

miracle-worship; thaumatolatry (the worship of miracles)

place-worship; topolatry (the worship of places)


Sense 2idolatry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

idol worship; idolatry

Hypernyms ("idolatry" is a kind of...):

worship (the activity of worshipping)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "idolatry"):

iconolatry (the worship of sacred images)


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