Associations to the word «Cult»

Wiktionary

CULT, noun. (offensive) (derogatory) A group of people with a religious, philosophical or cultural identity sometimes viewed as a sect, often existing on the margins of society or exploitative towards its members.
CULT, noun. Devotion to a saint.
CULT, noun. (informal) A group of people having an obsession with or intense admiration for a particular activity, idea, person or thing.
CULT, adjective. Of or relating to a cult.
CULT, adjective. Enjoyed by a small, loyal group.
CULT FILM, noun. A film that has acquired a cult following.
CULT FILMS, noun. Plural of cult film
CULT FOLLOWER, noun. A person who is part of a cult following.
CULT FOLLOWERS, noun. Plural of cult follower
CULT FOLLOWING, noun. A group of fans who are highly dedicated to a specific area of culture.
CULT FOLLOWINGS, noun. Plural of cult following
CULT HIT, noun. Something (almost always a film, book, song, etc.) which is very popular among a specific, narrow audience
CULT HIT, noun. Something (almost always a film, book, song, etc.) which is very popular, and which was popularized by a specific, narrow group of fans
CULT OF PERSONALITY, noun. A situation where a leader (often a dictator) has been falsely idolized and made into a national or group icon and is revered as a result.

Dictionary definition

CULT, noun. Followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices.
CULT, noun. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season".
CULT, noun. Followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader.
CULT, noun. A religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false; "it was a satanic cult".
CULT, noun. A system of religious beliefs and rituals; "devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin".

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran