Translation of adoration in Spanish:

adoration

Pronunciation: /ˌædəˈreɪʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (love) adoración (feminine) he gazed at her in adoration la miraba con adoración
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    • He was revered like a movie idol, with an endless supply of adoration.
    • The more wine he drank the more obvious his adoration for her became.
    • What really rubs him the wrong way is Lawson's puppy-dog adoration for the newcomer.
    1.2 (worship) adoración (feminine) the Adoration of the Magi la Adoración de los Reyes Magos
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    • The Adoration Chapel in Swinford Church will re-open on Sunday August 25, with adoration from 2 to 6 p.m.
    • Rabbi Berger's pious respect for Schneerson's memory severely compromises his best efforts to combat the Lubavitchers' adoration of him.
    • The goal of Hall's meditative practice is "an inward adoration of God".

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