demonolatry


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de·mo·nol·at·ry

 (dē′mə-nŏl′ə-trē)
n.
Worship of demons.

demonolatry

(ˌdiːməˈnɒlətrɪ)
n
(Theology) the worship of demons
[C17: see demon, -latry]

de•mon•ol•a•try

(ˌdi məˈnɒl ə tri)

n.
the worship of demons.
[1660–70]
de`mon•ol′a•ter, n.

demonolatry

the worship, through propitiation, of ghosts, demons, and spirits. Also demonism.
See also: Demons
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demonolatry - the acts or rites of worshiping devils
worship - the activity of worshipping
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If one claimed that an apparition was good, there were grounds for thinking one had spoken or held commerce with it and, if it proved to be a bad angel, one was therefore guilty of demonolatry or witchcraft.
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Then, mid-atlantic, they played in the dark, fusing this approach with Delta demonolatry.