idolatrous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding idolatry.
    • Given to blind or excessive devotion to something: "The religiosity of the [group] is self-righteous and idolatrous. It perceives no virtue in its opponents and magnifies its own” ( Christopher Lasch).
    • Constituting idolatry.
    • Partaking in idolatry; worshipping idols or untrue gods.
    • doing exorbitant attachment or reverence; inordinately or profanely devoted.
    • Used in or made for idolatry; specialized in idols or idol-worship.
    • Of or pertaining to idolatry.
    • Of or related to idolatry; partaking associated with nature of idolatry; directed at idolatry or perhaps the worship of untrue gods.
    • Consisting in, or partaking of, an excessive attachment or reverence.
    • blindly or extremely dedicated or adoring
    • regarding or practicing idolatry
  • others:
    • with respect to or of this nature of idolatry; for this reason, practising or feeling superstitious adoration: as, idolatrous veneration for antiquity.
    • Worshiping idols or untrue gods; hence, cherishing undue reverence or love; inordinately or profanely dedicated.
    • Used in or made for idolatry; dedicated to idols or idol-worship: since, an idolatrous picture or temple.

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