[ UK /a‍ɪdˈɒlətɹˌi/ ]
[ US /aɪˈdɑɫətɹi/ ]
  1. the worship of idols; the worship of physical objects or images as gods
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How To Use idolatry In A Sentence

  • He marries the infamous Jezebel, and built a Temple to the Canaanite deity Baal, popularizing this form of idolatry among the Jewish people.
  • The sin of idolatry may lie less in the actual action of worshipping a foreign god than in the denial of the universals that such worship implies.
  • The Genesis legends of Cain and Nimrod, Babel and Sodom uniformly attribute impiety, pride, idolatry, luxury, crime and moral depravity to all cities and their founders, Sodom included.
  • Moreover it seems to me atrocious that we who insist on seven millions of Catholics supporting a church they call heretical, should dare to talk of our scruples (conscientious scruples forsooth!) about assisting with a poor pittance of very insufficient charity their 'damnable idolatry.' The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Distinctions in moral values are valid for God and for us: truth is to be valued over falsehood, faithfulness over infidelity, true worship over idolatry, and so on.
  • Davies, wishing to give dignity to his Celtic mythology, determines to find the arkite idolatry there too, and the style in which he proceeds to do this affords a good specimen of the extravagance which has caused Celtic antiquity to be looked upon with so much suspicion. Celtic Literature
  • In order to reach their goals for conversion, they actively coerced the children into condemning their traditional religiosity and spiritualism as ungodly rites, rituals, and idolatry.
  • Through this point of view, Brontë herself speaks to the readers and warns of idolatry.
  • In Galatians 5: 19-21 the list is headed by sexual immorality, impurity, licentiousness, and idolatry.
  • The resultant sheitels might be hard, shiny and unpersuasive, but they were reassuringly free from the whiff of idolatry. The Times Literary Supplement
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