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ˌædʒ əˈleɪ ʃənadu·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adulationnoun

    servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise


  1. adulationnoun

    Flattery; fulsome praise.

    Etymology: From adulation, from adulatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adulationnoun

    servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is merited

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adulation

    ad-ū-lā′shun, n. fawning: flattery. [L. adulāri, adulatus, to fawn upon.]

Editors Contribution

  1. adulation

    称賛、お世辞 in Japanese.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 18, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of adulation in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    Mickey Mehta says, "If you are deep rooted in humility you get better fruited in simplicity thus MickeyMizing your personality with adulation!" Share this for getting more humans grounded.

  2. Adlai Stevenson:

    Adulation is all right if you don't inhale.

  3. Fawn M. Brodie:

    A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

  4. Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon:

    There was nothing he liked so much as flattery, or, to put it more plainly, adulation; the coarser and clumsier it was, the more he relished it

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    Time' can be pitiless. Time is able to convert the flame of love into a mood of restraint. A paradise of adulation can become a setting of animosity and ecstasy can change into indifference. Mutual complicity can become a balance of power and heaven can turn into hell. Eventually only a best friend remains ː ' Me, myself and I' . -Erik Pevernagie

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. ambidextrous
    • B. soft-witted
    • C. occlusive
    • D. eminent

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