Definitions

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  • noun the worship of women

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Examples

  • What Kaname doesn't seem to "get" about this whole woman-worship thing is that the worshiper's actions should match his sentiments.

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  • Let us consider the Madonna-worship, which was a particular woman-worship in relation to the general woman-worship of all women to-day and to which Leo subscribes.

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  • What Kaname doesn't seem to "get" about this whole woman-worship thing is that the worshiper's actions should match his sentiments.

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  • Where are the absurdities of youthful woman-worship held up to such derision as in Pendennis 'love for Miss Costigan!

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  • If, then, this woman-worship, this complexity of love, this self-debating, first comes into literature with Chretien de

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  • There, in the twelfth century, under a delightful climate and in a region of enchanting beauty, had arisen a luxurious civilization whose poets, the troubadours, many of them men of noble birth, had carried to the furthest extreme the woman-worship of medieval chivalry and had enshrined it in lyric poetry of superb and varied sweetness and beauty.

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  • Let us consider the Madonna-worship, which was a particular woman-worship in relation to the general woman-worship of all women to-day and to which Leo subscribes.

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  • In Comtism we find the latest development of woman-worship, wherein the

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  • As Professor Chamberlain has pointed out (345): "Among ourselves woman-worship nourishes among the well-to-do, but is almost, if not entirely, absent among the peasantry."

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  • "You never can appreciate the 'countless blessings' until you are converted to woman-worship, my friend," said Claudius, evading the question.

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