Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The worship of idols or images.

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Examples

  • Although only a lapsed Unitarian and lacking any sense as to whether or not the cross is a great symbol for Christianity, I think Kamal has a point about the wealth, pomp, and idol-worship.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mojave Cross Removed

  • Though a religious sect, the Bishnois do not believe in unnecessary rituals, idol-worship, caste system, etc., but continually lay emphasis on compassion, love, and peace, thereby firming their foundation for love for Mother Nature.

    Bishnois: Eco-Conservation as a Religion | Impact Lab

  • Somehow this strikes me as a reaction to the realization of unrequited love by individuals drawn blindly into a whirlwind of unsolicited idol-worship.

    TIGER'S FOLLY

  • Although only a lapsed Unitarian and lacking any sense as to whether or not the cross is a great symbol for Christianity, I think Kamal has a point about the wealth, pomp, and idol-worship.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mojave Cross Removed

  • Sen Clinton is by far the most qualified and able candidate, but blind idol-worship (Black Messiah) will destroy the democrat party.

    Clinton upbeat on Puerto Rico campaign swing

  • Somehow this strikes me as a reaction to the realization of unrequited love by individuals drawn blindly into a whirlwind of unsolicited idol-worship.

    Printing: TIGER'S FOLLY

  • FDR was never seen as blameless, but has been the beneficiary of Democratic idol-worship almost as extreme as the idolization of Obama.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • But no doubt, she will whip the wingnuts into a frenzy of foamy-mouthed idol-worship, even as they call us all sexists and misogynists as they wallow around in their blind faith.

    Axelrod On Palin: Sounds Like A Washington Politician

  • They returned a message that their religion forbade them to have anything to do with idol-worship.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Conservative Jews and Christians have long cited these two verses in their condemnation of homosexuality, though more liberal-minded believers have claimed these verses occur in the context of idol-worship or other passages that render them irrelevant to current conventions.

    Bruce Feiler: Do the Ten Commandments Support Gays in the Military?

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