-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.

—Theodore Parker
The worship of a stone or stones.
The worship of words; an unreasonable regard for words or for verbal truth.
Worshiping the moon.
The idolatrous worship of the Virgin Mary attributed by opponents to Roman Catholics.
martyrolatry (s) (noun), martyrolatries (pl)
A veneraton or worship of a person who has died for his or her beliefs: "Martyrolatry is considered to be an excessive devotion to martyrs."
The worship of one god, where other gods may supposedly exist.
One who worships the dead or has an excessive reverence towards the dead.
Worship of, or excessive reverence displayed towards, the dead.
The cult of novelty or the "worship" of what is new.
nonidolatrous, non-idolatrous
1. Not blindly or excessively devoted or adoring.
2. Not worshiping idols.
nonidolatrously, non-idolatrously
1. Not worshiping a physical object as a god.
2. Having no immoderate attachment to nor a devotion to something or someone.
nonidolatrousness, non-idolatrousness
1. Lacking the character of idolatry or not worshiping a physical object as a god.
2. Having no immoderate attachment or devotion to anyone or something.
The worship of the donkey (ass).
Serpent worship; worshiping serpents.

Related religious-word units: church; dei-, div-; ecclesi-; fanati-; hiero-; idol-; theo-; zelo-.