Definition - The worship of words.

Example -
I love "love"!

Etymology -
The term derives from the Greek epos, word + latry, worship.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1860:
"Time, time only, can gradually wean us from our Epeolatry,
or word-worship, by spiritualizing our ideas of the thing signified."
(O. W. Holmes, Professor at the Breakfast Table, v. 104)

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