What does adoration mean?

Definitions for adoration
ˌæd əˈreɪ ʃənado·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worship, adorationnoun

    a feeling of profound love and admiration

  2. adoration, idolization, idolisationnoun

    the act of admiring strongly

  3. adoration, latrianoun

    the worship given to God alone

Wiktionary

  1. adorationnoun

    An act of religious worship.

    Etymology: From adoration, from adoratio, from adoro, from ad + oro.

  2. adorationnoun

    Admiration or esteem.

    Etymology: From adoration, from adoratio, from adoro, from ad + oro.

  3. adorationnoun

    The act of adoring; loving devotion or fascination.

    Etymology: From adoration, from adoratio, from adoro, from ad + oro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adorationnoun

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

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

  2. Adorationnoun

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

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

  3. Adorationnoun

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

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

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."

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Numerology

  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

Examples of adoration in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Kim Capella:

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

  3. Robert Leach:

    The defendant's fraudulent scheme made her a billionaire. The scheme brought her fame, it brought her honor, and it brought her adoration, she had become, as she sought, one of the most celebrated CEOs in Silicon Valley and the world, but under the facade of Theranos' success, there were significant problems brewing.

  4. John Wesley:

    A feast of dedication; yet he calls it a feast to Jehovah; for as brutish as they were, they did not design to terminate their adoration in the image; but they made it for a representation of the true God...yet this did not excuse them from gross idolatry.”

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The wise man has always treated religions with respect, not adoration nor blind following alone. He's more logical rather than emotional.

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