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- n. the act of idolizing, adoring or worshiping, especially to excess
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or habit of idolizing; immoderate veneration or admiration. Also spelled idolisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of admiring strongly
- n. the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
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Nor will you see any kind of idolization of the individual because we have not taught our people to believe but to think, to reason.
(Contemporary theologians like Jean-Luc Marion argue that this deracinating "idolization" of God continues through Heidegger, notwithstanding Schelling's example and opposition.) [
For all their pseudo - idolization of Ronald Reagan, they ignore one of his main posits; "do no harm to others in the party"
The idolization of the Eastern Jew passed into the idolization of the East itself—into a positive Jewish Orientalism.
The zombies, in their mindless absorption and idolization, stare at the band, unmoving, often lacking any facial expression or emotion, a drink forgotten in their hand.
Second person is hard to do successfully, but it works in this cautionarytale, vividly describing the idolization of a vampire and famous author.
It could not do other to a man estranged from a normal life who could only live on the idolization of his fans.
But millennials reserve idolization for the Onion, the Colbert Report, the Daily Show.
All I'm saying is that I personally think someone like the former is more deserving of our praise, idolization and adulation than someone like the latter.
I am stunned by the complete lack of coverage by the MSM on this issue, apparently they are still largely in la-la-land regarding their adoration and idolization of Obama and are failing to see his Honduras policy for the travesty that it is.