from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The worship of idols.
  • noun A false or misleading notion; fallacy. See idol, 4.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The worship of idols.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete The worship of idols.


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idol +‎ -ism


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  • To her he was everything that was fine and manly and courageous; it was the idolism of a child.

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  • Luyt said in a statement that ministers 'and senior ANC officials' very public display of support and idolism of Tony

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  • Yet another idolism has come to an end - another major piece that shapes who i am and my childhood has finished.

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  • Through the art there was commentary about rock and violence, the empowerment of women musicians and our idolism for rock gods.

  • Kate, however, has changing opinions of Richard, which helps the reader to discern the nuances and flaws the Raphael's shining idolism cannot detect.


  • The Old Testament is littered with examples of idolism in which worshippers projected their gods to be goddesses too.


  • I really don’t like the Edward “idolism” Bella has nor the negitive put downs she constantly says about herself.

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  • It’s superhumans from a totally human perspective, stories told with the combination of awe, fear, and idolism that you’d expect if we really saw superheroes every day.

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  • From what I’m reading on the subject, Koran doesn’t forbid the images, it forbids worship of those images (to prevent idolism)

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  • Go meet someone with real flesh and blood. oh my ... gordon brown??? ok anywayyyyyy i think it's cool to have like a famous person crush or whatever, i mean there are like 56198191416515198 girls and probably guys in the world that are OBSESSED with a celeb. for example robert pattinson! you should see MY room, but it's really not that bad, it's not love just a mere idolism, and it's perfectly normal, you'll get over him soon Mostly this 'relationship' is because you continue the 'conversations in your head or with yourself'.

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