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deification

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deification

  1. excessive admiration of or devotion to a person <the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero> Synonyms adulation, worship, hero worship, idolatry, idolization, worshipping (also worshiping)Related Words adoration, deference, glorification, reverence, veneration; idealization, romanticization; affection, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love; appreciation, esteem, regard, respect; approvalNear Antonyms condemnation, disapproval, disfavor, dislike, dismissal, disregard, hatred, loathing, scorn




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