- a system of religion based on the deification and worship of natural forces and phenomena.
- love of nature.
Origin of nature worship
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for nature worship
Our author (p. 217) regards Totemism as synonymous with Nature-Worship.Social Origins and Primal Law
This feeling differs from the Nature-worship of poets like Wordsworth and Shelly.The Vagabond in Literature
They are pure savages; their only religion is a kind of nature-worship.
It was a combination of nature-worship with the luxury that was born of wealth.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations
Their own masses were for centuries given up to nature-worship.Scientific Essays and Lectures