anthropolatry


Also found in: Thesaurus.

anthropolatry

(ˌænθrəˈpɒlətrɪ)
n
the worship of a human as a god

anthropolatry

the deification and worship of a human being.
See also: God and Gods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthropolatry - the worship of human beings
idolatry, veneration, cultism, devotion - religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
References in periodicals archive ?
As anthropolatry, the study of nature is mostly intended to fathom how the world works so as to permit a more complete human mastery and a finer level of manipulation extending down into genes and atoms.
Blok's, Gershenzon's, Merezhkovskii's or Belyi's beliefs in Pushkin's providentialism or "secret freedom," which Frank shared, could not conceal their ineradicable political differences around the cause of revolution, eschatology, or anthropolatry.
Instead of joining in the celebrations of anthropolatry, they are pointing out how hard we need to work in order to protect the rest of nature from human destruction.