necrolatry

necrolatry

(nɛˈkrɒlətrɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the worship of the dead

necrolatry

the worship of the dead.
See also: Death
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In Ghosts, Freddie's necrolatry becomes obsessive: 'there is an onus on us, the living, to conjure up our particular dead.
IN THIS strange world of necrolatry the ``martyrdom'' is more important than the life, so the fact that Vicious had almost nothing to offer musically has not impeded his ascent.