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Meaning of "necrolatry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NECROLATRY

necrolatry  [nɛˈkrɒlətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NECROLATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Necrolatry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NECROLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of necrolatry in the English dictionary

The definition of necrolatry in the dictionary is the worship of the dead.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NECROLATRY


anthropolatry
ˌænθrəˈpɒlətrɪ
astrolatry
æsˈtrɒlətrɪ
bardolatry
bɑːˈdɒlətrɪ
bibliolatry
ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ
cosmolatry
kɒzˈmɒlətrɪ
demonolatry
ˌdiːməˈnɒlətrɪ
dendrolatry
dɛnˈdrɒlətrɪ
ecclesiolatry
ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlətrɪ
hierolatry
ˌhaɪəˈrɒlətrɪ
ichthyolatry
ˌɪkθɪˈɒlətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
litholatry
lɪˈθɒlətrɪ
lordolatry
lɔːˈdɒlətrɪ
Maryolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
physiolatry
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlətrɪ
plutolatry
pluːˈtɒlətrɪ
pyrolatry
paɪˈrɒlətrɪ
symbololatry
sɪmˈbɒlətrɪ
thaumatolatry
ˌθɔːməˈtɒlətrɪ
zoolatry
zəʊˈɒlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NECROLATRY

necrobiosis
necrobiotic
necrographer
necrolater
necrologic
necrological
necrologies
necrologist
necrology
necromancer
necromancy
necromania
necromaniac
necromantic
necrophagous
necrophile
necrophilia
necrophiliac
necrophilic
necrophilism

WORDS THAT END LIKE NECROLATRY

angelolatry
autolatry
barratry
epeolatry
geolatry
gyniolatry
hagiolatry
heliolatry
iconolatry
Mariolatry
monolatry
neuropsychiatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
podiatry
psychiatry
statolatry
sympatry
theriolatry

Synonyms and antonyms of necrolatry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «necrolatry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NECROLATRY

Find out the translation of necrolatry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of necrolatry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «necrolatry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

necrolatry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Necrolatry
570 millions of speakers

English

necrolatry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

necrolatry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

necrolatry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

necrolatry
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

necrolatry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

necrolatry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

necrolatry
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nekrolatri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

necrolatry
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

necrolatry
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

necrolatry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Necrolatry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

necrolatry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறந்தோர் வழிபாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेकोलाट्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

necrolatry
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

necrolatria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

necrolatry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

necrolatry
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

necrolatry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Necrolatry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

necrolatry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

necrolatry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

necrolatry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of necrolatry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NECROLATRY»

The term «necrolatry» is used very little and occupies the 172.189 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NECROLATRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «necrolatry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «necrolatry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about necrolatry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NECROLATRY»

Discover the use of necrolatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to necrolatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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What in the World Is God Doing: The Essentials of Global ...
It includes Necrolatry, a term which conveniently describes the worship of the souls of men and animals, especially of the dead; Spirit Worship, involving the worship of spirits not particularly associated with bodies or objects; and Naturism,  ...
C. Gordon Olson, 2003
2
THE SPIRIT AND PSYCHOSOMATIC THERAPY
Here we first explore reflections on animism, necrolatry, spiritism, naturism and the animal soul debate. 3.1 ANIMISM. From the point of view of the history of religion, the term Animism denotes the belief in the existence of spiritual beings, some ...
JOSEPH ADEBAYO AWOYEMI
3
The Reading Teacher's Word-a-Day: 180 Ready-to-Use Lessons ...
(bio life; sis process or action) necrolatry – worship of the dead. (-latry worship) Incidentally, if you respect a culture's necrolatry, you call it their religion; but if you wish to disparage their necrolatry or put it down, you call it a superstition.
Edward B. Fry, Ph.D., 2008
4
Theatres in Roman Palestine and Provincia Arabia
Prevailing scholarly opinion has it that the Nabataean theatres primarily had to do with necrolatry, that is, they served the crowds of people who gathered there in ritual worship of their dead. However, reservations arise when we find that of not ...
Arthur Segal, 1995
5
Cloneworld
On the door was small, white lettering. It read: GUN Workshop. "A GUN workshop ? They make guns here?" "No," said her clone. "Genetic Urban Necrolatry." Pippa frowned. "What's Necrolatry?" "Worship of the dead." "Sounds... unnecessary.
Andy Remic, 2011
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Brownstudy on Heathenland: A Book on Indology
These Khadadist power-mongers-cum-exploiters have given an amazing momentum to depraved necrolatry by constructing and installing for worship millions of statues of their Khadadist clansmen under the pseudo-name of freedom-fighters ...
Mahendra Narayan Behera, 2003
7
The principles underlying the African religion and philosophy
Scholars treat the religious point of view of Animism under three forms: * * ^ Necrolatry, the worship of the souls of men and animals, manifesting itself above all as worship of the dead; Spiritism, worship of spiritual beings who are not ...
Isaac D. Osabutey-Aguedze, 1990
8
A study of Shinto: the religion of the Japanese nation
We have already seen that necrolatry existed in ancient Japan, and, as necrolatry is a worship of the dead in general, if descendants are to have a worship of their dead ancestors as a necrolatry, in that case a form of ancestor worship ...
Genchi Katō, 1971
9
Rapidex Enrich Your Word Power
... idols Ignicolatry worship of fire Litholatry stone-worship Lordolatry worship of nobility Martyrolatry excessive devotion to martyrs Monolatry worship of one god without excluding belief in others Necrolatry worship of the dead Neolatry worship ...
Pustak Mahal Editorial
10
Tocqueville between Two Worlds: The Making of a Political ...
... been formally disinherited by the new world but actually advantaged by the old, a unique detachment was possible: too much the stranger to the new world to identify with it, too aware of the demise of the old to indulge in political necrolatry.
Sheldon S. Wolin, 2009

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NECROLATRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term necrolatry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Graspop Metal Meeting 2015: Day Three
After finishing the "Tales From the Thousand Lakes" set, they performed the Abhorrence song, "Vulgar Necrolatry," before finishing up with, "My ... «Metal Underground, Jun 15»
2
Amorphis Issuing First-ever Vinyl Edition of 'Privilege of Evil'
... as a CD in 1993, the six-song set culled material found on their Disment of Soul demo tape and the "Vulgar Necrolatry" / "Misery Path" 7-inch. «Exclaim!, Jul 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Necrolatry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/necrolatry>. Jul 2020 ».
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