It endangered the absoluteness of her self-belief and self-worship.
This free agency is nothing more than the self-worship of the poor slave.
There is nothing which men so easily learn as this self-worship: all privileged persons, and all privileged classes, have had it.
She tore herself away from her self-worship and quickly began to dress.
I suppose Tartuffe had persuaded himself into self-worship, into the conviction that everything he said and did must be right.
But self-worship and the craving for aggrandizement are in reality very uninspiring emotions.
Thus, this view leads to humanity-worship or rather to self-worship.
In his own house, this old man was given up to self-worship, without a shadow of concealment.
Carlyle speaks of dandyism as a survival of 'the primeval superstition, self-worship.'
But "egotism, in the sense of 'self-worship,' is preferable to egoism, since egoism also designates a system of philosophy."
Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful (c.1300).
c.1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.