- Excessive admiration or praise: he found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fansMore example sentences
hero-worship, worship, admiration, admiring, high regard, respect, lionization, lionizing, idolization, idolizing, veneration, awe, devotion, adoration, exaltation, honour, homage, glorification, glory, praise, praising, commendation, flattery, applause; blandishments, compliments, tributes, accolades, plaudits, eulogies, pats on the back
- I get a lot of appreciation and adulation for the kind of music I create.
- Years of unimaginable success, glory and adulation were to follow.
- There will be no trophy or congratulation, no hyperventilation or applause or adulation.
late Middle English: from Latin adulatio(n)-, from adulari 'fawn on'.