idolization (Amer.) i·dol·i·za·tion || ‚aɪdələ'zeɪʃn /-laɪ'z- n. act of worshipping blindly, adoration, veneration; act of worshipping as an idol (also idolisation)

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  • idolization — idolize (also idolise) ► VERB ▪ revere or love greatly or excessively. DERIVATIVES idolization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • idolization — noun see idolize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • idolization — See idolize. * * * …   Universalium

  • idolization — noun the act of idolizing, adoring or worshiping, especially to excess …   Wiktionary

  • idolization — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, anthropolatry, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, arborolatry, ardency, ardor, attachment, awe, bibliolatry, bodily love …   Moby Thesaurus

  • idolization — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of adoring, especially reverently: adoration, reverence, veneration, worship. See LIKE, LOVE, SACRED …   English dictionary for students

  • idolization — idol·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • idolization — noun 1. the act of admiring strongly • Syn: ↑adoration, ↑idolisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑idolise (for: ↑idolisation), ↑idolize • Hypern …   Useful english dictionary

  • idolize — idolization, n. idolizer, n. /uyd l uyz /, v., idolized, idolizing. v.t. 1. to regard with blind adoration, devotion, etc. 2. to worship as a god. v.i. 3. to practice idolatry: to idolize as did ancient Greece and Rome. Also, esp. Brit., idolise …   Universalium

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