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devotion

Saltos de línea: de¦vo|tion
Pronunciación: /dɪˈvəʊʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de devotion en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person or activity: his devotion to duty never wavered she was the epitome of wifely devotion
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.
  • Her earnest belief in devotion to duty and her command of French bring her an offer to join the intelligence service.
  • Mom gave her unconditional love and devotion to each and every one of her children.
Sinónimos
1.1Religious worship or observance: the order’s aim was to live a life of devotion
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The clear implication here is that yoga can be a form of devotion, or worship.
  • He is one of the most popular objects of devotion and reverence in east Asian Buddhism.
  • In some cases, these ideas evolve into a symbolically charged moment of private religious devotion.
Sinónimos
1.2 (devotions) Prayers or religious observances: she went to her devotions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The image or icon of worship is a focus for our prayers and devotions.
  • I quote an account of a compilation of ‘Celtic’ prayers and devotions, published in 1994.
  • Personal devotions, meditations or prayer may refresh introverts.
Sinónimos
religious worship, worship, religious observance;
prayer meeting, church service

Origen

Middle English: from Latin devotio(n-), from devovere 'consecrate' (see devote).

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