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[mass noun] (in the Roman Catholic Church) supreme worship allowed to God alone.Compare with dulia
reverence, revering, worshipping, veneration, venerating, adoration, adoring, -olatry, devotion, praise, thanksgiving, praising, praying to, glorification, glorifying, glory, exaltation, exalting, extolment, extolling, homage, respect, honour, honouring, esteemView synonyms
- ‘He began that first night by discussing a single Latin word he had written on the blackboard: latria, worship.’
- ‘Only God is to be given latria.’
Early 16th century: from late Latin, from Greek latreia worship, from latreuein serve.
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