Definition of adulation in English:

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adulation

Pronunciation: /ˌajəˈlāSH(ə)n/

noun

Obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise: he found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fans
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
hero worship, worship, idolization, adoration, admiration, veneration, awe, devotion, glorification, praise, flattery, blandishments

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin adulatio(n-), from adulari 'fawn on'.

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Syllabification: ad·u·la·tion

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