Obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise: he found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fans
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- 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.
hero worship, worship, idolization, adoration, admiration, veneration, awe, devotion, glorification, praise, flattery, blandishments
Late Middle English: from Latin adulatio(n-), from adulari 'fawn on'.
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