-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. An obselete term for an extreme observance of the principles of hygiene.
The icon in Greek simply denotes a picture; however, it has now come to be closely associated with religious art used by the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches.
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2. Pertaining to a person who is unemployed; unoccupied; redundant: So many people have become idle because they can't find jobs.
2. Someone who is greatly loved or admired: Lenora was an actress who was the idol of thousands of people.
2. A narrative poem about an epic or romantic theme: Tennyson's Idylls of the King is considered by some to be the most famous idyll in English.
3. A scene or event of a simple and tranquil nature: Trish recalls living a pastoral idyll as a child.
The neighbors talked about the pleasures they had during their idyllic vacation in the country last year.
Luck is the idol of the idle who have written about their idyll days away from cities and lived in idyllic conditions.
2. In monotheistic (one God) belief, any heathen deity.
2. Anyone who pays divine honors to images, statues, or natural objects as representations of deities.
3. An adorer; a great admirer; a worshiper.
2. Having paid idolatrous worship.
2. Constituting idolatry, excessive devotion or reverence for someone or something.