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worship

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of worship

  1. excessive admiration of or devotion to a person <the worship of professional athletes who often turn out to be all too fallible> Synonyms adulation, deification, 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; approval Near Antonyms condemnation, disapproval, disfavor, dislike, dismissal, disregard, hatred, loathing, scorn




worship

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of worship

  1. 1 to offer honor or respect to (someone) as a divine power <the ancient Greeks worshipped many different gods> Synonyms adore, deify, glorify, revere, reverence, venerate Related Words admire, honor, love, regard, respect; apotheosize, canonize, dignify, exalt, lionize, magnify; extol (also extoll), laud, praise; delight, gratify, please, satisfy Near Antonyms blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate; affront, dishonor, disrespect, insult, offend, outrage, pique, ridicule, scorn, slight; displease; defame, disparage, libel, malign, slander, slur, smear

  2. 2 to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for <the single father worships his young daughter, and would do anything for her> Synonyms adore, cherish, loveRelated Words adulate, canonize, deify, idealize, idolize; revere, reverence, venerate; delight (in), dote (on)Near Antonyms antagonize, displease; disapprove (of), disfavor, dislike; disgust, nauseate, repel, repulse, revolt, sicken, turn offAntonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe

  3. 3 to love or admire too much <thought that some of her fellow senior citizens worshipped the old days too much, observing that they weren't all good> Synonyms adore, adulate, canonize, deify, dote (on), hero-worship, idolizeRelated Words appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize, treasure, value; fancy, favor, like, prefer; regard; hallow, respect, revere, venerate; approve, endorse (also indorse), supportNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, disdain, dislike, hate, loathe; belittle, deprecate, disparage, misprize, put down





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