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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.