Root Word of the Day: IDIOLATRY

idiolatry (noun) – excessive self-esteem; self-worship
BREAKDOWN: IDIO- (personal) + -LATRY (worship of)

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This word is built on the root IDIO-, which means peculiar, personal, or private.
Common IDIO- words include idiom and idiot.
More esoteric IDIO- words include idiograph, idiolect, and idiopathy.

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