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fetich definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers [syn: juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich]
2: excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness" [syn: fetish, fetich]

Merriam Webster's

noun see fetish

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fetich Fe"tich, Fetish Fe"tish, n.[F. f['e]tiche, from Pg. feiti?o, adj., n., sorcery, charm, fr. L. facticius made by art, artifical, factitious. See Factitious.] 1. A material object supposed among certain African tribes to represent in such a way, or to be so connected with, a supernatural being, that the possession of it gives to the possessor power to control that being. 2. Any object to which one is excessively devoted.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Object of superstition or superstitious awe. 2. Object of unreasoning devotion.



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