solarism

excessive use of solar myths in explaining mythology

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • solarism — solarist, n. /soh leuh riz euhm/, n. the interpretation of myths by reference to the sun, esp. such interpretation carried to an extreme. [1880 85; SOLAR1 + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • solarism — so·lar·ism …   English syllables

  • solarism — /ˈsoʊlərɪzəm/ (say sohluhrizuhm) noun the interpretation of myths by reference to the sun, especially such interpretation carried to an extreme. –solarist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • solarism — ˈsōləˌrizəm noun ( s) Etymology: solar (II) + ism : an interpretation of folk stories and ancient legends as primitive concepts of the nature and action of the sun compare solar myth 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • nature worship — nature worshiper. 1. a system of religion based on the deification and worship of natural forces and phenomena. 2. love of nature. [1865 70] * * * ▪ religion Introduction       system of religion based on the veneration of natural phenomena for… …   Universalium

  • Philosophical Isms — Here are 234 different isms, each representing a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. In selecting terms for the list, I have deliberately avoided any word which apply ism to a personal name, so that Marxism doesn t… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • solar myth — noun 1. : a myth that concerns a sun god 2. : a traditional story (as a folk tale or legend) that is interpreted as a primitive explanation of the course, motion, or influence of the sun compare solarism …   Useful english dictionary

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