What does adoration mean?

Definitions for adorationˌæd əˈreɪ ʃən

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

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


  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

  4. Origin: [L. adoratio, fr. adorare: cf. F. adoration.]


  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."


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kim Capella:

    We had mutual adoration toward each other, i always had this sense that I was part of the family.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing.

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