Definition of Symbolatry

1. Noun. The worship of symbols.

Exact synonyms: Symbol-worship, Symbololatry
Generic synonyms: Cultism, Devotion, Idolatry, Veneration



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Symbolatry

symbions
symbiont
symbionts
symbioses
symbiosis
symbiot
symbiote
symbiotes
symbiotic
symbiotic star
symbiotically
symbiotics
symbiots
symbol
symbol-worship
symbolatry (current term)
symbole
symboled
symboles
symbolic
symbolic expression
symbolic expressions
symbolic link
symbolic links
symbolic logic
symbolic representation
symbolic speech
symbolical
symbolically
symbolicalness

Literary usage of Symbolatry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1878)
"Of the immense debt of gratitude we owe to symbolatry it is impossible to speak too highly. To it we owe the arts of painting and sculpture, and of writing, ..."

2. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"Of the immense debt of gratitude we owe to symbolatry it is impossible to speak too highly. To it we owe the arts of painting and sculpture, and of writing, ..."

3. The New World: A Quarterly Review of Religion, Ethics and Theology by Charles Carroll Everett, Crawford Howell Toy, Orello Cone, Nicholas Paine Gilman (1892)
"We have idolatry and symbolatry ; nature worship and liturgy ; worship of trees and serpents ; philosophy and mysticism. Then, as for the effect of his ..."

4. Pathological Aspects of Religions by Josiah Morse (1906)
"designated as the age of " symbolatry," of " creed bondage," of "Lutheran patristics," of " Protestant scholasticism, '' of Dogmatic traditionalism," of ..."

5. Don Sagasto's Daughter: A Romance of Southern California by Paul Harcourt Blades, Richard G. Badger (Firm), Gorham Press (1911)
"Why should she not believe in the whole Roman symbolatry, why not sate herself in all its extravagant and illogical mysticism if she chose? ..."

6. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1878)
"Of the immense debt of gratitude we owe to symbolatry it is impossible to speak too highly. To it we owe the arts of painting and sculpture, and of writing, ..."

7. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"Of the immense debt of gratitude we owe to symbolatry it is impossible to speak too highly. To it we owe the arts of painting and sculpture, and of writing, ..."

8. The New World: A Quarterly Review of Religion, Ethics and Theology by Charles Carroll Everett, Crawford Howell Toy, Orello Cone, Nicholas Paine Gilman (1892)
"We have idolatry and symbolatry ; nature worship and liturgy ; worship of trees and serpents ; philosophy and mysticism. Then, as for the effect of his ..."

9. Pathological Aspects of Religions by Josiah Morse (1906)
"designated as the age of " symbolatry," of " creed bondage," of "Lutheran patristics," of " Protestant scholasticism, '' of Dogmatic traditionalism," of ..."

10. Don Sagasto's Daughter: A Romance of Southern California by Paul Harcourt Blades, Richard G. Badger (Firm), Gorham Press (1911)
"Why should she not believe in the whole Roman symbolatry, why not sate herself in all its extravagant and illogical mysticism if she chose? ..."

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