Thesaurus / hero-worship
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Both, however, were great in their way, and were worshipped as gods in those heathen times of false belief and hero-worship.

He had even, it was said, acquired a Scotch burr in the enthusiasm of his hero-worship.

Soul of a BishopH. G. Wells

It is the foundation of our hero-worship, and formulates the habits on which we live socially and politically.

And with this she left him to bask in the hero-worship which the approaching Mrs. Cole-Mortimer would lavish upon him.

The Angel of TerrorEdgar Wallace

Paul's frequent allusions, tinged with hero-worship, had given her that understanding.

DestinyCharles Neville Buck

Another literary man, who certainly ought to know better, wrote in another paper a piece of hero-worship about Mr. Selfridge.

Utopia of Usurers and other EssaysGilbert Keith Chesterton

His business experience had not fostered the spirit of hero-worship.

The Lieutenant-GovernorGuy Wetmore Carryl

Well; these Men of Letters too were not without a kind of Hero-worship: but what a strange condition has that got into now!

In England more than anywhere else the sign stands for heroes and hero-worship.

Old Tavern SignsFritz August Gottfried Endell

In "Heroes and Hero-Worship" the habit has grown of revering mere will, rather than calm intellectual and moral power.

Nineteenth Century QuestionsJames Freeman Clarke

WORDS RELATED TO HERO-WORSHIP

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.