veneration

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ven·er·a·tion

 (vĕn′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. A feeling of profound respect or reverence: an object held in veneration. See Synonyms at honor.
2. The act of venerating: displayed their veneration of the saint with a procession.

ven′er·a′tion·al adj.

veneration

(ˌvɛnəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. a feeling or expression of awe or reverence
2. the act of venerating or the state of being venerated
ˌvenerˈational adj

ven•er•a•tion

(ˌvɛn əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of venerating or the state of being venerated.
2. the feeling of a person who venerates.
3. an expression of this feeling.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veneration - a feeling of profound respect for someone or somethingveneration - a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
emotion - any strong feeling
2.veneration - religious zealveneration - religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
worship - the activity of worshipping
Bible-worship, bibliolatry - the worship of the Bible
grammatolatry, verbolatry, word-worship - the worship of words
symbolatry, symbololatry, symbol-worship - the worship of symbols
anthropolatry, worship of man - the worship of human beings
gynaeolatry, gyneolatry, woman-worship - the worship of women
lordolatry - the worship of a lord because of his rank or title
miracle-worship, thaumatolatry - the worship of miracles
place-worship, topolatry - the worship of places

veneration

noun respect, esteem, reverence, worship, awe, deference, adoration Churchill was held in veneration in his lifetime.

veneration

noun
The act of adoring, especially reverently:
Translations
تَبْجيل، تَوْقير
úcta
ærbødighed
djúp virîing

veneration

[ˌvenəˈreɪʃən] Nveneración f
his veneration forla veneración que sentía por ...
to hold sb in venerationreverenciar a algn

veneration

[ˌvɛnəˈreɪʃən] nvénération f
to be held in veneration → être vénéré(e)venereal disease [vɪˌnɪəriəldɪˈziːz] nmaladie f vénérienne

veneration

nBewunderung f, → Verehrung f(of für); (of idols)Verehrung f; (of traditions)Ehrfurcht f (→ of vor +dat); to hold somebody in venerationjdn hoch achten or verehren

veneration

[ˌvɛnəˈreɪʃn] nvenerazione f

venerate

(ˈvenəreit) verb
to respect; to honour greatly. In some countries, old people are venerated more than in others.
ˈvenerable adjective
worthy of great respect because of age or for special goodness. a venerable old man.
ˌveneˈration noun
His pupils regarded him with veneration.
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They also defined the Mass and upheld the veneration of saints.
The Catholic Church also practices the veneration of saints. Dead models of faith, recognized as "saint" by the church through canonization, can be prayed to for help in maintaining faith in God.
Sison in the Netherlands, Duterte reiterated his misgivings about the Bible and the veneration of saints.
According to an old tradition, prayers for the intercession of saints are as old as Christianity itself, while the veneration of saints go back to the beginning of Christianity.
It was a rejection of corruptions that had found their way in Muslim societies, such as grave worship, veneration of saints, and many rituals that amounted to 'bidat' (heresy) and were seen to compromise the strict monotheism of Islam.
Buckley, Ann, ed., Music, Liturgy, and the Veneration of Saints of the Medieval Irish Church in a European Context (Ritus et Artes, 8), Turnhout, Brepols, 2017; hardback; pp.
Sunni extremists consider Shiites Muslims heretics, and the veneration of saints apostasy.
The earliest veneration of saints centered on the tombs of martyrs over which the Eucharist was celebrated.
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It will consider medieval Welsh-language literature, some of which has never been edited, devoted to the veneration of saints.
The Salafists of Ansar Dine condemn the veneration of saints, the report said.
However, Islamic militants condemn the veneration of saints and vowed to destroy all remaining mausoleums in the nation.