What does devotion mean?

Definitions for devotiondɪˈvoʊ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word devotion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devotion, devotedness(noun)

    feelings of ardent love

    "their devotion to each other was beautiful"

  2. devotion(noun)

    commitment to some purpose

    "the devotion of his time and wealth to science"

  3. idolatry, devotion, veneration, cultism(noun)

    religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

  4. devotion(noun)

    (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently)

    "he returned to his devotions"

Wiktionary

  1. devotion(Noun)

    The act or state of devoting or being devoted

  2. devotion(Noun)

    Feelings of strong or fervent affection; dedication

  3. devotion(Noun)

    Religious veneration, zeal, or piety

  4. devotion(Noun)

    A prayer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devotion(noun)

    the act of devoting; consecration

  2. Devotion(noun)

    the state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God appropriately expressed by acts of worship; devoutness

  3. Devotion(noun)

    act of devotedness or devoutness; manifestation of strong attachment; act of worship; prayer

  4. Devotion(noun)

    disposal; power of disposal

  5. Devotion(noun)

    a thing consecrated; an object of devotion

Freebase

  1. Devotion

    Devotion is the eleventh studio album by Christian pop rock band Newsboys, released in November 2004. It is a follow-up album to the band's first worship-oriented project, Adoration. The album debuted at No. 5 on the Top Christian Albums chart, and at No. 56 on the Billboard 200 charts. Several Christian artists made guest appearances on the album, including Rebecca St. James, Bethel World Outreach Choir, Stuart Garrard of Delirious?, and Jon Ellis of Tree63. The album's artwork includes photography of the band by Jimmy Abegg on a valley floor next to the Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge in Williamson County, Tennessee. Because of the bridge's unique design which eliminates any spandrel columns, the perspective on many of photographs leverages the non-blocked views of the scenery and sky on the far side of the bridge behind the band.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devotion in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devotion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jane Austen:

    Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.

  2. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    He is a close friend, and I admire and respect his devotion to our country and answering the call to active duty service.

  4. Charles Hicks:

    It is a remembrance of who Joann Christy was, and it is hard to separate the good that she did and her devotion to her Christian faith.

  5. Michael Jerryson:

    If you can turn a battle into good versus evil, or doing God's will, you will get so much more devotion, it's a calling that invokes more than the mundane; it raises the stakes.

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Translations for devotion

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إخلاصArabic
  • вярност, привързаност, преданост, молитви, набожностBulgarian
  • devoción, veneración, dedicación, fervorSpanish
  • omistautuneisuus, omistautuminen, hurskausFinnish
  • dévouementFrench
  • cráifeacht, crábhadhIrish
  • निष्ठा, भक्तिHindi
  • מְסִירוּתHebrew
  • ಮುಡಿಪುKannada
  • dēvōtiōLatin
  • ଭକ୍ତିOriya
  • pobożność, poświęcenie, modlitwa, oddanie, przywiązaniePolish
  • devotament, devotare, dedicare, devoțiuneRomanian
  • благочестие, преданность, верность, молитва, посвящение, целеустремлённость, набожность, приверженностьRussian
  • निष्ठा, भक्तिSanskrit
  • predanost, posvećenostSerbo-Croatian
  • భక్తిTelugu
  • devotionTagalog
  • بھکتیUrdu
  • hiến dâng, sùng bái, mộ đạoVietnamese

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