Illegitimate worship
Worship that was performed in an inappropriate or wrong manner. This kind of worship would likely result in punishment from a deity.
Key passages
Ro 1:25

who exchanged the truth of God with a lie, and worshiped and served the creation rather than the Creator, who is blessed for eternity. Amen.

Col 2:18

Let no one condemn you, taking pleasure in humility and the worship of angels, going into detail about the things which he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,