whoredom

[ hawr-duh m, hohr- or, often, hoo r- ]
/ ˈhɔr dəm, ˈhoʊr- or, often, ˈhʊər- /

noun

the activity or state of whoring.
Bible. idolatry.

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Origin of whoredom

1125–75; Middle English hordom, equivalent to Old English hōr adultery + -dōm -dom; compare Old Norse hōrdōmr
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British Dictionary definitions for whoredom

whoredom
/ (ˈhɔːdəm) /

noun

the activity of whoring or state of being a whore
a biblical word for idolatry
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