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worship (n.)

古英语 worð scip, wurð scip (Anglian), weorð scipe (West Saxon) “配得上的条件, 尊严, 荣耀, 区别, 荣誉, 名声”, 来自 weorð “配得上” (见 worth) + -scipe (见 -ship). “对超自然或神灵的崇敬” 的意义最早记载于14世纪. 原始意义保留在标题 worshipful “可敬的” (14世纪).

Origin and meaning of worship

worship (v.)

13世纪, 来自 worship (n.). 相关链接: Worshipped; worshipping.

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Definitions of worship from WordNet
1
worship (v.)
love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol;
Synonyms: idolize / idolise / hero-worship / revere
worship (v.)
show devotion to (a deity);
Many Hindus worship Shiva
worship (v.)
attend religious services;
They worship in the traditional manner
2
worship (n.)
the activity of worshipping;
worship (n.)
a feeling of profound love and admiration;
Synonyms: adoration
From wordnet.princeton.edu