-olatry, -latry, -olater-, -later, -olatress, -latress, -olatria, -olatrous, -latrous
(Greek: worship; excessively, fanatically devoted to someone or something; “service paid to the gods”)
Yet, if he would, man cannot live all to this world. If not religious, he will be superstitious. If he worships not the true God, he will have his idols.
2. The worship of images that are not God.
3. Paying divine honors to images, statues, or natural objects as representations of deities.
Idolatry is the worship of idols by anyone who pays divine honors to images, statues, or representations of any thing made by hands; pagan worship including sacrifices of animals or humans.
2. The act of idolizing, adoring, or worshiping; especially, to excess.
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2. Someone who has been admired and respected very much; often too much.
The answers may come through dreams, by drawing lots, or anything else that believers may attribute to the power of such images.
2. An abnormal interest in idols.
2. A mental image or idea.
2. In Roman Catholic language: The supreme worship which is due to God alone (distinguished from dulia [the inferior kind of veneration paid by Roman Catholics to saints and angels] and hyperdulia [superior dulia or veneration paid by Roman Catholics to the Virgin Mary]).
2. Etymology: literally, "the worship of dictionaries" or an excessively strong feeling of respect and admiration for dictionaries.