Definition of adoration in English:

adoration

Syllabification: ad·o·ra·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌadəˈrāSH(ə)n
 
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noun

1Deep love and respect: he gave her a look of adoration it was enough to earn him the adoration of the fans
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
love, devotion, care, fondness;
admiration, high regard, awe, idolization, worship, hero worship, adulation
worship, glory, glorification, praise, thanksgiving, homage, exaltation, veneration, reverence
2Worship; veneration: the Adoration of the Magi
More example sentences
  • 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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