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hero worship

noun

Simple Definition of hero worship

  • : foolish or excessive admiration of someone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hero worship

  1. 1 :  veneration of a hero

  2. 2 :  foolish or excessive adulation for an individual

Examples of hero worship in a sentence

  1. He objects to the unthinking hero worship of great athletes by their fans.

  2. <once the object of uncritical hero worship, the aging quarterback now faces the derision of his team's fickle fans>



1774

First Known Use of hero worship

1774


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