Definitions for adorationˌæd əˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•o•ra•tionˌæd əˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of paying honor, as to a divine being; worship.

  2. reverent homage.

  3. fervent and devoted love.

Origin of adoration:

1535–45; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. worship, adoration(noun)

    a feeling of profound love and admiration

  2. adoration, idolization, idolisation(noun)

    the act of admiring strongly

  3. adoration, latria(noun)

    the worship given to God alone

Wiktionary

  1. adoration(Noun)

    An act of religious worship.

  2. adoration(Noun)

    Admiration or esteem.

  3. adoration(Noun)

    The act of adoring; loving devotion or fascination.

  4. Origin: From adoration, from adoratio, from adoro, from ad + oro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adoration(noun)

    the act of playing honor to a divine being; the worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god

  2. Adoration(noun)

    homage paid to one in high esteem; profound veneration; intense regard and love; fervent devotion

  3. Adoration(noun)

    a method of electing a pope by the expression of homage from two thirds of the conclave

Freebase

  1. Adoration

    Adoration is to respect; reverence; strong admiration or devotion. The term comes from the Latin adōrātiō, meaning "to give homage or worship to someone or something."


Translations for adoration

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

adoration(noun)

worship or great love.

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