Dictionary Source

These definitions come from the Funk & Wagnal Dictionary 1895 Edition.


  1. The feeling or act of religious homage toward a deity, especially the supreme God;
    an act or the acts collectively of such homage, as at a given time and place, such as adoration, thanksgiving, prayer, praise, and offerings.
  2. The act or feeling of deference, respect, or honor toward worthiness or toward a position deemed worthy or high;
    as worship of the good;
    worship paid to the rich.
  3. Excessive or ardent love or admiration as worship of the beautiful;
    the worship of the lover.
  4. Related to a title of station in addressing persons..."What will your worship have?"

    related to acknowledging worth.