thaumatolatry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From thaumato- +‎ -latry.

Noun[edit]

thaumatolatry (uncountable)

  1. (rare, obsolete) Worship or undue admiration of wonderful or miraculous things.
    • Hare
      the thaumatolatry by which our theology has been debased for more than a century

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for thaumatolatry in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)