idolatrous idolatrous  /aɪ ˈdɑ lə trəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relating to or practicing idolatry
  2. (adj) blindly or excessively devoted or adoring

Usage(s):

  1. Its leader there, Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, subscribes to an extremist Sunni view that regards Shi'ism as an apostasy and all shrines as idolatrous abominations.
  2. Qusay was secretive, politically ruthless, hardworking and so idolatrous of his father that he aped his clothing style, bushy mustache and choice of cigar, Cohiba Esplendidos.
  3. college student is scolded by for asking question insufficiently idolatrous of snakes discovery of enormous 40-foot-long fossils of Springsteen, Bruce.

News

  • Reconstruction of Timbuktu tombs begins in Mali

    Malian masons on Friday began rebuilding mausoleums in the historic city of Timbuktu destroyed by Islamists during their occupation of the country's north, the United Nations said. The earthen tombs of saints, located in the UNESCO listed desert city, were destroyed in July 2012 by militants who considered the local Sufi version of Islam to be idolatrous. "The rehabilitation of Timbuktu's ...
    on March 15, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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