adoring


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a·dore

 (ə-dôr′)
tr.v. a·dored, a·dor·ing, a·dores
1. To worship as God or a god.
2. To love (someone) deeply and devotedly. See Synonyms at revere1.
3. To like very much: adores Broadway musicals.

[Middle English adouren, from Old French adourer, from Latin adōrāre, to pray to : ad-, ad- + ōrāre, to pray.]

a·dor′er n.
a·dor′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adoring - showing adorationadoring - showing adoration      
reverent - feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence"
2.adoring - extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgentadoring - extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

adoring

Translations
عَابِد، شَدِيد الحُب
zbožňující
forgudende
tilbiîjandi
zbožňujúci
çok seven

adoring

[əˈdɔːrɪŋ] ADJ [look] → lleno de adoración; [parent etc] → cariñoso

adoring

[əˈdɔːrɪŋ] adj
his adoring wife → sa femme qui l'adore
her adoring fans → ses fans qui l'adorent

adoring

adjbewundernd; his adoring fansseine bewundernden or ihn anbetenden Fans

adoring

[əˈdɔːrɪŋ] adj (look, glance) → pieno/a di adorazione, adorante
he has adoring parents → i suoi genitori lo adorano

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 ?
But I doubt not, that leathern tally, meant for man, was taken off in Heaven, when the white fowl flew to join the wing-folding, the invoking, and adoring cherubim!
Yonder was Arthur, King of Britain; yonder was Guenever; yes, and whole tribes of little provincial kings and kinglets; and in the tented camp yonder, renowned knights from many lands; and likewise the selectest body known to chivalry, the Knights of the Table Round, the most illustrious in Christendom; and biggest fact of all, the very sun of their shining system was yonder couching his lance, the focal point of forty thousand adoring eyes; and all by myself, here was I laying for him.
The appointments of the place are so luxurious, the benefit so marked, the price so moderate, and the insults so sure, that you very soon find yourself adoring the Friederichsbad and infesting it.
When you told me your own story, you told me plainly that you began adoring her the first time you saw her, when you were very young indeed.
Now I have got you," said Sancho; "in that case the fame of them who bring the dead to life, who give sight to the blind, cure cripples, restore health to the sick, and before whose tombs there are lamps burning, and whose chapels are filled with devout folk on their knees adoring their relics be a better fame in this life and in the other than that which all the heathen emperors and knights-errant that have ever been in the world have left or may leave behind them?
He was nothing if not good-natured; and all his pictures of the future, when he should come into the estate, were made up of a prosperous, contented tenantry, adoring their landlord, who would be the model of an English gentleman-- mansion in first-rate order, all elegance and high taste--jolly housekeeping, finest stud in Loamshire--purse open to all public objects--in short, everything as different as possible from what was now associated with the name of Donnithorne.
I arrange it by adoring you, my sister," said Valentin ardently.
We heard the chuff of the motor in the porch, and the first to enter was Agnes Strickland, whom the Infant makes no secret of adoring.
Round Him was an adoring hierarchy of kings, elders, and old-time Buddhas.
As sensitive as herself, adoring her to the point of worship, he was easily punished by her displeasure or five minutes of enforced quiet on a chair.
One day, palm branch in hand, and his crowd of adoring devotees behind him, he led us down to his hidden work-shop and took us into the secret of his plans.