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worship

[ wur-ship ]SEE DEFINITION OF worship
  • nounhonoring, glorification
  • verbhonor, glorify

Synonyms for worship

  • adoration
  • church service
  • devotion
  • prayer
  • rite
  • ritual
  • adulation
  • awe
  • beatification
  • benediction
  • chapel
  • deification
  • exaltation
  • genuflection
  • glory
  • homage
  • honor
  • idolatry
  • idolization
  • invocation
  • love
  • offering
  • praise
  • prostration
  • regard
  • respect
  • reverence
  • service
  • supplication
  • veneration
  • vespers
  • laudation
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Antonyms for worship

  • censure
  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • debasement
  • denunciation
  • disdain
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disregard
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • humiliation
  • scorn
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORSHIP

These circumstances have led me to suppose that you worship them as mere forms.

I only told your worship where a good son and a good master might be had.

He had united them and he had made them the first of all nations to worship a single God.

There was even a sort of worship in the bright eyes that looked at the new leader.

You worship victories, for in your trophies the cross is the heart of the trophy.

The worship of Life is natural, and must of necessity continue.

He started and turned to me a face of confusion—yes, and of worship.

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

It is to be a day of rest in order that it may be a day of worship.

A meaner temple was never consecrated to the worship of the Deity.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful (c.1300).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WORSHIP

admiration

noungreat respect
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