worshipper


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wor·ship

 (wûr′shĭp)
n.
1.
a. The reverent love and devotion accorded a deity, an idol, or a sacred object.
b. The ceremonies, prayers, or other religious forms by which this love is expressed: a chapel where worship is held daily.
2. Ardent admiration or love; adoration: the worship of celebrities.
3. often Worship Chiefly British Used as a form of address for magistrates, mayors, and certain other dignitaries: Your Worship.
v. wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing, wor·ships or wor·shipped or wor·ship·ping
v.tr.
1. To honor and love as a deity.
2. To regard with ardent or adoring esteem or devotion. See Synonyms at revere1.
v.intr.
To participate in religious rites of worship.

[Middle English worshipe, worthiness, honor, from Old English weorthscipe : weorth, worth; see worth1 + -scipe, -ship.]

wor′ship·er, wor′ship·per n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.worshipper - a person who has religious faithworshipper - a person who has religious faith  
denomination - a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
theist - one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
devil worshiper - someone who worships devils
monotheist - a believer in one god
mystic, religious mystic - someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
numerologist - a believer in numerology
pantheist - someone who believes that God and the universe are the same
pilgrim - someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion
sun worshiper - someone who worships the sun
theosophist - a believer in theosophy
2.worshipper - someone who admires too much to recognize faults
adorer, admirer - someone who admires a young woman; "she had many admirers"
hero worshiper, hero worshipper - someone who worships heroes
Translations
عابِد
tilbedertroende
istentiszteleten résztvevõ
trúmaîur
hayranibadet eden kimse

worshipper

worshiper (US) [ˈwɜːʃɪpə>ʳ] Ndevoto/a m/f worshippers (collectively) → fieles mpl

worshipper

[ˈwɜːrʃɪpər] n
(gen)adorateur/trice m/f; (in church)fidèle mf
(fig) (= enthusiast) → adorateur/trice m/f

worshipper

nKirchgänger(in) m(f); worshipper of BaalBaalsverehrer(in) m(f); sun worshipperSonnenanbeter(in) m(f); he was a lifelong worshipper at this churcher ist sein Leben lang hier zur Kirche gegangen; to be a worshipper of wealthdas Geld anbeten

worshipper

[ˈwɜːʃɪpəʳ] nadoratore/trice; (in church) → fedele m/f, devoto/a

worship

(ˈwəːʃip) past tense, past participle ˈworshipped , (American) ˈworshiped verb
1. to pay great honour to. to worship God.
2. to love or admire very greatly. She worships her older brother.
noun
the act of worshipping. A church is a place of worship; the worship of God / of money.
ˈworshipper noun
References in classic literature ?
Each silent worshipper seemed purposely sitting apart from the other, as if each silent grief were insular and incommunicable.
such was his disposition, and success at deceiving, I do verily believe that he sometimes deceived himself into the solemn belief, that he was a sincere worshipper of the most high God; and this, too, at a time when he may be said to have been guilty of compelling his woman slave to commit the sin of adultery.
I'm a worshipper of the great god Whim too, and close by here I have a little summer-house, full of books and fishing-lines and other childishness, where, when my whim is to be lonely, I come and play at solitude.
Each worshipper knows that his own love is either a transient passion or a sham copied from his favorite poem; but he believes honestly in the love of others for him.
The fair worshipper touched the great hand of Porthos with her delicate fingers, smiled, made the sign of the cross, and left the church.
This was possible; I had nothing but my share in the very limited knowledge of my English fellow worshipper John Cumnor, who had never seen the couple.
He treated her not merely as a slave treats his master, but as a worshipper would treat a deity.
He reads, writes, and speaks English, Italian, Spanish, and French, with perfect facility; is a worshipper of art and thoroughly conversant with it; knows the history of Venice by heart and never tires of talking of her illustrious career.
The face of this single worshipper became printed on Rachel's mind with an impression of keen horror, and she had it suddenly revealed to her what Helen meant and St.
The remote worship of a woman throned out of their reach plays a great part in men's lives, but in most cases the worshipper longs for some queenly recognition, some approving sign by which his soul's sovereign may cheer him without descending from her high place.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
Yes, it was in her to become haunted and possessed by a face, by a presence, fatally, as though she had been a pagan worshipper of form under a joyous sky--and to be awakened at last from that mysterious forgetfulness of self, from that enchantment, from that transport, by a fear resembling the unaccountable terror of a brute.