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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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