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bibliolatry

[ bib-lee-ol-uh-tree ]

noun

  1. excessive reverence for the Bible as literally interpreted.
  2. extravagant devotion to or dependence upon books.


bibliolatry

/ ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ /

noun

  1. excessive devotion to or reliance on the Bible
  2. extreme fondness for books


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Other Words From

  • bibli·ola·ter bibli·ola·trist noun
  • bibli·ola·trous adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bibliolatry1

First recorded in 1755–65; biblio- + -latry
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Example Sentences

Wherever bibliolatry has prevailed, bigotry and cruelty have accompanied it.

Bibliolatry, the worship of the Bible, is responsible for the lack of the reasonable reverence these sacred writings merit.

Bibliolatry, bib-li-ol′at-ri, n. superstitious reverence for the Bible.

He was emasculated mentally as well as bodily through his bibliolatry.

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