Physiolatry
Physiolatry Phys`i*ol"a*try, n. [Gr. fy`sis nature + ? service.] The worship of the powers or agencies of nature; materialism in religion; nature worship. ``The physiolatry of the Vedas.'' --M. Williams. [1913 Webster]

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  • physiolatry — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈälə.trē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: physi + latry : nature worship * * * physiolatry /fiz i olˈə tri/ noun Nature worship ORIGIN: physio and ↑ latry • • • physiolˈater noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • physiolatry — nature worship Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • physiolatry — phys·i·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • physiolatry —   n. nature worship.    ♦ physiolater, n.    ♦ physiolatrous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • physiolatrous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|älə.trəs adjective Etymology: from physiolatry, after such pairs as English idolatry : idolatrous 1. : of or relating to nature worship 2. : constituting physiolatry physiolatrous behavior …   Useful english dictionary

  • Naturism — • The term proposed by Reville to designate the worship of nature. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Naturism     Naturism     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • idolatry — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, accolade, admiration, adoration, adulation, affection, agape, allotheism, animatism, animism, anthropolatry, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, arborolatry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • idolization — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, anthropolatry, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, arborolatry, ardency, ardor, attachment, awe, bibliolatry, bodily love …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Forms of Worship — This list of 60 words refers to forms of worship not specific religions or belief systems, but rather terms that denote a specific object of worship, be it saints, snakes or whatever. Related word lists you might want to check out are those for… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • physiolater — ˌfizēˈäləd.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: from physiolatry, after such pairs as English idolatry : idolater : a nature worshiper …   Useful english dictionary

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