idolatrous

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Idolatrous \I*dol"a*trous\, adjective

1. Of or pertaining to idolatry; partaking of the nature of idolatry; given to idolatry or the worship of false gods; as, idolatrous sacrifices.

[Josiah] put down the idolatrous priests. --2 Kings xxiii. 5.

2. Consisting in, or partaking of, an excessive attachment or reverence; as, an idolatrous veneration for antiquity.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

idolatrous

adjective

1: relating to or practicing idolatry; "idolatrous worship"

2: blindly or excessively devoted or adoring


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