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Synonyms for idolisation

the act of admiring strongly

the act of worshiping blindly and to excess


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He laments its exploitation of sex and idolisation of physical beauty and says reality television and even the news makes voyeurs of us.
Faith and Paganism": Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925) and the Idolisation of Ramon Novarro', paper given at 'Society of Screen and Media Studies Conference', Chicago, USA, 11 March 2007.
The 64-year-old, who may slip back into a pin-striped suit and head back to New York's financial district in the sequel, said he failed to understand the reason behind the idolisation of the villainous role.
That was one of the most difficult parts of the process for most of the actors involved, It hink, to peel back the layers of idolisation and celebrity that surround the whole story.
He also goes after what he calls the "American Idolisation of culture" where "quality is measured by thumbs, up or down.
The atmosphere was unforgettable, hundreds of people singing along with one thing in common: an idolisation of Avril.
Slick, clever marketing, disrespect for quality, healthy food and the idolisation and support of cheap and fast food.
After the idolisation he had found after his stunning start, came the isolation as he battled back to fitness.
Starring among a superb crop of young talent given their break by Bobby Williamson, his sensational 25-yarder against Hearts the other week merely put the tin lid on a rise to idolisation from the terraces that has grown by the week.
Dr Nakarni says stalking can be divided up into two main categories: rejection and idolisation.
Dr Griffiths added: "I have done research on teenage idolisation of pop stars and found that, on the whole, it helps and enhances your life.
Recent idolisation of people like Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric, Michael Eisner, CEO of Disney, and Richard Branson, CEO of Virgin, confirms this conceptualisation.
Wouldn't our idolisation of the Royal Family be of far more worth if it were due to their personalities and qualities?