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  • nounthe worship of idols
  • nounextreme devotion

synonyms for idolatry

  • adoration
  • worship
  • idolism
  • adulation
  • infatuation
  • fervor
  • hero worship
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How to use idolatry in a sentence

The prophet's admonition to the Jews in Egypt against idolatry is not regarded: he denounces to them their destruction.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Property now was no longer the object of his pursuit: but popularity became the god of his idolatry.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
It is marked by great superstition and idolatry, and is mostly confined to the lower classes.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It must be acknowledged that he reclaimed nearly the whole of Asia from idolatry.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
This religious homage was only gradually developed to its present full-blown idolatry.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
And she had a distinct impression that he considered such things as did so as bordering on idolatry.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Her idolatry for Francois I. saved the house of the Medici from all suspicion when the dauphin was poisoned.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
A king of Macassar, tired of the idolatry of his fathers, took a notion one day to leave it.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
But the system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity, far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of.
THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PART 1ORSON PRATT
He had thrown himself into this new experience without the slightest distrust, with the rapturous idolatry of the boy he was.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO IDOLATRY

  • account
  • adoration
  • affection
  • applause
  • appreciation
  • approbation
  • approval
  • deference
  • delight
  • esteem
  • estimation
  • favor
  • fondness
  • glorification
  • homage
  • honor
  • idolatry
  • idolization
  • liking
  • love
  • marveling
  • obeisance
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • recognition
  • regard
  • reverence
  • valuing
  • veneration
  • wonder
  • wonderment
  • worship
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