[ noun ] (religion) the activity of worshipping
Used in print(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The feeling of individual inferiority , defeat , or humilation growing out of various social situations or individual deficiencies or failures is compensated for by communion in worship or prayer with a friendly , but all-victorious Father-God , as_well as by sympathetic fellowship with others who share this faith , and by opportunities in religious acts for giving_vent to emotions and energies .
Even in the united_states , with its freedom of religious_belief and worship and its vast denominational differentiation , there is a general consensus regarding the basic Christian values .
The religious symbolism , and especially the closely related rites and worship forms , constitute a powerful bond for the members of the particular faith .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
And_then the Amen_corner took_hold , re-enacting a form of group_participation in worship that stemmed from years before the Greek_chorus , spreading down through the African forest , overseas to the West_Indies , and then here in Alabama .
Wilson stressed the fact that clear as this was , they must have a better church , a more business-like conduct of the church organization , and an effort to get this religious center out_of its rut of wild worship into a modern church organization .
[ verb ] love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
"Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
Used in print(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
They hail from Travancore , a state in the subcontinent where Kali , the goddess of death , is worshiped .
[ verb ] (religion) show religious devotion to, as of a deity
"Many Hindus worship Shiva"
Used in print(Tracts published by American Tract Society,...)
We trust you are not_one of the 70000000 Americans who do not attend church , but who feel that various forms of recreation are more important than worshipping the God who made our country great .(Peter Eldersveld, "Faith Amid Fear"...)
The entrance to a church has been walled_up , so_that the congregation , most_of which is in the western sector , cannot worship God there anymore .