Hyperdulia Hy`per*du*li"a, n. [Pref. hyper- + dulia: cf. F. hyperdulie.] (R. C. Ch.) Veneration or worship given to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of mere creatures; higher veneration than dulia. --Addis & Arnold. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyperdulia — [hī΄pər do͞o lī′ə, hī΄pərdyo͞olī′ə] n. [ HYPER + DULIA] R.C.Ch. special veneration of the Virgin Mary: distinguished from DULIA, LATRIA …   English World dictionary

  • hyperdulia — hyperdulic /huy peuhr dooh lik, dyooh /, hyperdulical, adj. /huy peuhr doo lee euh, dyoo /, n. Rom. Cath. Theol. the veneration offered to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of creatures. Cf. dulia, latria. [1520 30; < ML; see HYPER , DULIA] * * …   Universalium

  • hyperdulia — noun /hʌɪpədjʊˈlʌɪə/ a level of veneration higher than dulia but less than latria, properly given to the Virgin Mary See Also: dulia …   Wiktionary

  • hyperdulia — veneration of the Virgin Mary above saints and angels Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hyperdulia — hy·per·dulia …   English syllables

  • hyperdulia — /haɪpəˈdjuliə/ (say huypuh dyoohleeuh) noun (in Roman Catholic theology) the special veneration offered to the Virgin Mary. Compare dulia, latria. {hyper + Latin dulia service} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyperdulia — “+ noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin hyper + Medieval Latin dulia Roman Catholicism : veneration of the Virgin Mary as the holiest of creatures compare latria …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperdulie — [ ipɛrdyli ] n. f. • yperdulie 1488; lat. chrét. hyperdulia; cf. hyper et dulie ♦ Liturg. Culte rendu à la Vierge Marie, supérieur au culte de dulie, rendu aux saints. ● hyperdulie nom féminin (latin médiéval hyperdulia, du grec huperdoulos, plus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Latria — Latrīa is a Latin term (from the Greek λατρεια ) used in Orthodox and Catholic theology to mean adoration, which is the highest form of worship or reverence and is directed only to the Holy Trinity. Latria vs. Dulia and Hyperdulia Latria is… …   Wikipedia

  • Catholic devotions — This article is primarily about devotions in the Latin Rite. For devotions in the Eastern Catholic Churches, refer to the articles on the individual Churches or the corresponding Orthodox Churches. Catholic devotions are prayer forms which are… …   Wikipedia

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