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i·dol·a·trous

 (ī-dŏl′ə-trəs)
adj.
1. Of, constituting, or having to do with the worship of idols or false gods.
2. Characterized by or given to uncritical or excessive devotion to something: "Love for one's country which is not part of one's love for humanity is not love, but idolatrous worship." (Erich Fromm).

i·dol′a·trous·ly adv.

i•dol•a•trous

(aɪˈdɒl ə trəs)

adj.
1. worshiping idols.
2. given to excessive admiration or devotion.
3. of or pertaining to idolatry.
[1540–50]
i•dol′a•trous•ly, adv.
i•dol′a•trous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.idolatrous - relating to or practicing idolatry; "idolatrous worship"
2.idolatrous - blindly or excessively devoted or adoring
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
Translations
وَثَني، مُخْتَص بِعِبادة الأوثان
modlářský
forgudende
bálványimádásig menõ
hjáguîadÿrkunar-
puta tapanputperest

idolatrous

[aɪˈdɒlətrəs] ADJidólatra, idolátrico

idolatrous

adj (lit)Götzen-; (fig)abgöttisch

idolatrous

[aɪˈdɒlətrəs] adj (pej) → idolatra

idol

(ˈaidl) noun
1. an image of a god, which is worshipped. The tribesmen bowed down before their idol.
2. a greatly loved person, thing etc. The singer was the idol of thousands of teenagers.
idolatry (aiˈdolətri) noun
1. the worship of idols.
2. too great admiration, especially of a person.
iˈdolatrous adjective
iˈdolatrously adverb
ˈidolize, ˈidolise verb
to love or admire a person etc greatly or too much. She idolized her older brother.