adoration


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ad·o·ra·tion

 (ăd′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of worship.
2. Profound love or regard.

adoration

(ˌædəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. deep love or esteem
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the act of worshipping

ad•o•ra•tion

(ˌæd əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of paying honor, as to a divine being; worship.
2. reverent homage.
3. fervent and devoted love.
[1535–45; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adoration - a feeling of profound love and admirationadoration - a feeling of profound love and admiration
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
2.adoration - the act of admiring stronglyadoration - the act of admiring strongly  
admiration, appreciation - a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
glorification - the act of glorifying (as in worship); "the glorification of God"
3.adoration - the worship given to God aloneadoration - the worship given to God alone  
worship - the activity of worshipping

adoration

noun love, honour, worship, worshipping, esteem, admiration, reverence, estimation, exaltation, veneration, glorification, idolatry, idolization He had been used to female adoration all his life.

adoration

noun
1. The act of adoring, especially reverently:
2. Deep and ardent affection:
Translations
عِبَادَه، حُب عَظِيم
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tilbedelse
imádat
dÿrkun; lotningarfull aîdáun
zbožňovanie
hayranlıktapınma

adoration

[ˌædɔːˈreɪʃən] Nadoración f

adoration

[ˌædɔːˈreɪʃən] nadoration f

adoration

n
(of God)Anbetung f
(of family, wife)grenzenlose Liebe (of für)
(inf, of French, whisky etc) → Liebe f(of für)

adoration

[ˌædəˈreɪʃn] nadorazione f

adore

(əˈdoː) verb
1. to love or like very much. He adores his children.
2. to worship.
aˈdorable adjective
an adorable little baby.
aˈdorably adverb
ˌadoˈration (ӕdə-) noun
worship or great love.
aˈdoring adjective
adoring parents.
aˈdoringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
petting' he used to receive, and enjoyed a taste of it again, for no attentions, however flattering, from strangers, were half so pleasant as the sisterly adoration of the girls at home.
His attitude became one of good-humored subservience and tacit adoration.
Here, where the hand of violence shed the blood of the innocent; where the horrid yells of savages, and the groans of the distressed, sounded in our ears, we now hear the praises and adoration of our Creator; where wretched wigwams stood, the miserable abodes of savages, we behold the foundations of cities laid, that, in all probability, will rival the glory of the greatest upon earth.
As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
Tom knelt before him, with clasped hands, and with an absorbed expression of love, trust, adoration, on his quiet face.
I knew, then, how a mother feels when women, whether strangers or friends, take her new baby, and close themselves about it with one eager impulse, and bend their heads over it in a tranced adoration that makes all the rest of the uni- verse vanish out of their consciousness and be as if it were not, for that time.
All at once he remembered one of Rebecca's early confidences,--the little pink sunshade that had given her the only peep into the gay world of fashion that her childhood had ever known; her adoration of the flimsy bit of finery and its tragic and sacrificial end.
Every thing that I have said or done, for many weeks past, has been with the sole view of marking my adoration of yourself.
She has been dying for your sake several weeks, and raving about you this morning, and pouring forth a deluge of abuse, because I represented your failings in a plain light, for the purpose of mitigating her adoration.
But before he got into his chair he stood quite close to Susan and fixed his eyes on her with a kind of bewildered adoration and he suddenly caught hold of the fold of her blue cloak and held it fast.
But, through all these causes combined, I sincerely believe she had a kind of adoration for him before he left the house that night.
You brought your adoration and your portmanteau here, together.