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idolatrous

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adjective idol·a·trous \ī-ˈdä-lə-trəs\

Definition of idolatrous

  1. 1 :  of or relating to idolatry

  2. 2 :  having the character of idolatry <the religion of idolatrous nationalism — Aldous Huxley>

  3. 3 :  given to idolatry

idolatrously

adverb

idolatrousness

noun


Circa 1500

First Known Use of idolatrous

circa 1500


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