self-worship


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self-worship

n
the act of idolizing oneself; immoderate self-conceit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-worship - the worship of yourselfself-worship - the worship of yourself    
worship - the activity of worshipping
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self-worship

[ˌsɛlfˈwɜːʃɪp] nnarcisismo
References in classic literature ?
Not in horror, however, for since my recently acquired knowledge of the Holy Therns I was prepared for anything in this still less accessible heaven, where all was evidently dictated by a single omnipotence; where ages of narrow fanaticism and self-worship had eradicated all the broader humanitarian instincts that the race might once have possessed.
Let them tread the earth, full of wine brewed in the temple of self-worship. Let them oppress the needy and scoff at the lowly.
Materialism and self-worship are the real cause of ignorance because of Allah's rule that a mind gets blocked to Hikmat (prudence) when it pursues Dunya.
I hope they agree with most of the planet's population that, with this ugly ball of irascible self-worship as President, the world is undoubtedly a more dangerous place.
The way Bharat Mata is worshipped ultimately amounts to the "self-worship" of the dominant community, which no enlightened person can accept.
Missional leaders are sent into a culture of affluence to speak up and speak out against the demonizing lure of self-worship with joyful praise of the Triune God.
In extremely exceptional cases, when these realities are recognised -- the Brotherhood's isolation on one hand and the system's popularity on the other -- such groups become more isolated, but not for the purposes of self-worship regarding their false illusions their popularity.
If the secret of the "self" cannot be solved and if the self is not trained, one will start to adore oneself and eventually practice self-worship. After transgressing one's own boundaries, one will be prone to breach the rights of other people and of God.
Konrad Mockel realized that Saxon nationalism, like Nazism, had become an idol of self-worship for many Saxons.
Worship without the heart is, and can easily become, self-worship.
Ugliness celebrates an immanent self-worship, which can be created and distorted at will." The roots of cultural renewal on the one hand or cultural decay on the other can be found in such self-transcendence or self-worship.