Definition of aischrolatreia
: worship of filth : cult of the obscene
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Origin and Etymology of aischrolatreia
Greek aischros shameful, ugly (from aischos disgrace) + -latreia -latry; probably akin to Old English ǣwisc, ǣwisce disgrace, shame, ǣwan to despise, Middle High German eisch ugly, Middle Low German eichelen, ēchelen to disgust, Gothic aiwiski disgrace
First Known Use: 1912
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