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Meaning of CULT

Pronunciation:  kult

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
  2. [n]  a system of religious beliefs and rituals
  3. [n]  adherents of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
 

CULT is a 4 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: craze, fad, furor, furore, rage, religious cult
 
 See Also: cultist, faith, faith, fashion, hoodooism, macumba, obeah, obi, Rastafarianism, religion, religion, religious belief, vodoun, voodoo, voodooism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cult\ (k?lt) n .[F. culte, L. cultus care, culture, fr.
colere to cultivate. Cf. {Cultus}.]
1. Attentive care; homage; worship.

         Every one is convinced of the reality of a better
         self, and of. thecult or homage which is due to it.
                                               --Shaftesbury.

2. A system of religious belief and worship.

         That which was the religion of Moses is the
         ceremonial or cult of the religion of Christ.
                                               --Coleridge.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a cult, suggests that you are in some destructive and/or manipulative relationship. You are being exploited. On a more positive note, you have the desire to strive for a better Self. It implies devotion and sense of community. Seeing a cult in your dream indicates that you are lacking any spiritual freedom. Dreaming that you are a leader of a cult means your authoritarian attitude. No one should question your motives or choices.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adoration, articles of religion, catechism, celebration, ceremonialism, church, communion, connection, co-worship, credenda, credo, creed, cultism, cultus, denomination, devotion, doctrinal statement, dulia, faith, formalism, formulated belief, gospel, homage, hyperdulia, ideology, idolatry, ism, latria, liturgics, liturgiology, liturgism, mystique, persuasion, political faith, political philosophy, prostration, religion, reverence, ritualism, rituality, ritualization, Sabbatarianism, sabbatism, sacramentalism, sacramentarianism, school, sect, solemn observance, solemnization, symbolics, symbolism, system of belief, transcendent wonder, veneration, Weltanschauung, world view, worship, worshiping
 

 

 

 

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