An example of worship is deadheads following the Grateful Dead all over the United States.
An example of worship is chanting.
The worship of celebrities.
An example of worship is Sunday Mass.
Then he forth on his journey did proceede, / To seeke adventures which mote him befall, / And win him worship through his warlike deed [...]
Origin of worship
- Middle English worshipe worthiness, honor from Old English weorthscipe weorth worth worth1 -scipe -ship
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English worschippe, worthschipe, from Old English weorÃ¾scipe, corresponding to worth (“worthy, honorable") +"Ž -ship. Cognate with Scots worschip (“worship").