verb (used with object), wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing or (especially British) wor·shipped, wor·ship·ping.
verb (used without object), wor·shiped, wor·ship·ing or (especially British) wor·shipped, wor·ship·ping.
Origin of worship
Synonyms for worship
Related Words for self-worshippride, arrogance, self-indulgence, greed, selfishness, self-absorption, narcissism, self-confidence, egotism, self-love, show, ostentation, pretension, airs, vainglory, affectation, display, conceitedness, smugness, self-possession
Examples from the Web for self-worship
Historical Examples of self-worship
It endangered the absoluteness of her self-belief and self-worship.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
Thus, this view leads to humanity-worship or rather to self-worship.Evolution
Joseph Le Conte
This free agency is nothing more than the self-worship of the poor slave.Goethe and Schiller
She tore herself away from her self-worship and quickly began to dress.A Bed of Roses
W. L. George
But self-worship and the craving for aggrandizement are in reality very uninspiring emotions.Gems (?) of German Thought
verb -ships, -shipping or -shipped or US -ships, -shiping or -shiped
Word Origin for worship
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.