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idolatrous

[ahy-dol-uh-truh s]
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adjective
  1. worshiping idols.
  2. blindly adoring.
  3. of or relating to idolatry.
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Origin of idolatrous

First recorded in 1540–50; idolatr(y) + -ous
Related formsi·dol·a·trous·ly, adverbi·dol·a·trous·ness, nounnon·i·dol·a·trous, adjectivenon·i·dol·a·trous·ly, adverbnon·i·dol·a·trous·ness, nouno·ver·i·dol·a·trous, adjectiveo·ver·i·dol·a·trous·ly, adverbo·ver·i·dol·a·trous·ness, nounun·i·dol·a·trous, adjective
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Related Words for idolatrous

heathen, pagan

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Word Origin and History for idolatrous

adj.

1540s, from idolater + -ous.

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