idylatry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īdyllium, from Ancient Greek εἰδύλλιον (eidúllion), from diminutive of εἶδος (eîdos, form, shape).

Noun[edit]

idylatry (countable and uncountable, plural idylatries)

  1. The state of being idyllic.
    With its rolling landscapes, welcoming people, and peaceful serenity, the idylatry of the town was matched only by its isolation.

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