- Obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise: he found it difficult to cope with the adulation of the fansMore 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.
late Middle English: from Latin adulatio(n-), from adulari 'fawn on'.