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hero worship

noun as in admiration of great person

verb as in admire greatly

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In recent years, the American food media has become more aware of its tendency to indulge in hero worship.

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Devoid of insight and ricocheting between dull vulgarity and vacuous hero worship, the show, which had its official opening Wednesday at the Longacre Theatre, is less edifying than a scroll through the archives of the tabloids.

The near-hero-worship in Washington rests on a fundamental misunderstanding of Israeli politics itself.

It is to hero-worship players while considering them disposable as human beings.

Pushing people to their limit wins you respect and a dose of hero worship.

Perhaps he is a little conscious of his charm; if so, it is hardly his fault, for hero-worship has been his lot from boyhood.

Eric learned a great deal of harm from Upton, and the misapplied hero-worship led to bad results.

The Homeric age is one which had outgrown ancestor and hero worship, and had not, like the age of the Cyclics, relapsed into it.

He is for that reason ready also to admire men of action, and is wide open for the influences of hero-worship.

Hero worship, this, which enlarges one's self through the admiration given to another.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hero-worship, such as: adoration, apotheosis, breathless adoration, deification, exaggerated respect, and idolization.

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