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Is there a single word for 'blind worship' as in worshiping an actor blindly notwithstanding the bad performance?

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For most purposes, just worship on its own will convey the intended meaning anyway. –  FumbleFingers Feb 5 '12 at 15:14
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If you're looking for noun

Fanatic

A person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, esp. for an extreme religious or political cause.

Zealot

A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.

If you're looking for adjectives

rabid

Having or proceeding from a fanatical belief in something

fanatical

Filled with excessive and single-minded zeal.

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Good enough for me. Wikipedia says Fanatic...introduced into English around 1550, means "marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion". Though personally I'd say if OP doesn't like blind worship he might do better to just go with uncritical devotion anyway. –  FumbleFingers Feb 6 '12 at 4:00
    
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When you love someone excessively and blindly you idolise them. This form of love and admiration is called idolisation.

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Adoration - The literal meaning is blind worship. As in "they adore money".

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Idolatry: Blind or excessive devotion to something.E.g:

Their affection soon increased to almost idolatry.

Blind: Not willing to notice or unwilling to perceive or understand. Usually with "to" E.g:

He is blind to his boyfriend/girlfriend's faults.

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You could perform a parasynthesis of the word using the prefix mis-.

misworship

http://cleandictionary.com/#misworship

To worship wrongly

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infatuation

wordnetweb: 'a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration.'

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My choice is going to be dotage: excessive fondness.

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