personality cult

Definition of personality cult

:a situation in which a public figure (such as a political leader) is deliberately presented to the people of a country as a great person who should be admired and loved

Word by Word Definitions

personality play
  1. : the quality or state of being a person

  2. : personal existence

  3. : the condition or fact of relating to a particular person

cult play
  1. : formal religious veneration : worship

  2. : a system of religious beliefs and ritual

  3. : a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious (see spurious 2)


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