What does devotion mean?

Definitions for devotion
dɪˈvoʊ ʃənde·vo·tion

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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.

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How to pronounce devotion?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say devotion in sign language?

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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

Examples of devotion in a Sentence

  1. Theodore Roosevelt:

    It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again. Because there is no effort without error and shortcomings, he who knows the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the high achievement of triumph and who at worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows his place shall never be with those timid and cold souls who know neither victory nor defeat".

  2. Margaret Fuller:

    I have urged on woman independence of man, not that I do not think the sexes mutually needed by one another, but because in woman this fact has led to an excessive devotion, which has cooled love, degraded marriage and prevented it her sex from being what it should be to itself or the other. I wish woman to live, first for God's sake. Then she will not take what is not fit for her from a sense of weakness and poverty. Then if she finds what she needs in man embodied, she will know how to love and be worthy of being loved.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Revelation of the depths of the soul In a vessel from my broken heart where my eternal love for you is stored, bloody ink of love of love of suffering, with red tears of sorrow I write about love for you about an endless suffering soul, I can write about my nostalgic feelings all my life, my obsessed nostalgia is eternity devotion to you. The revelation of the depths of the soul, everything but you is insignificant. I immerse myself in a deep hypnosis of love for you, in the dimension of infinite love, where only you are. Neither the pill nor the psychologist will help stop thinking about you, take away these thoughts as if taking your own life. It draws me deeper and deeper into the depths of love, all this is very deep in the subconscious. Life without you is the agony of nonsense. Every second I fall in love with you more and more and this cannot be stopped because it is love.You are like the warm light of my soul, every memory warms the soul, the light of your love is like a night lamp in the terrible loneliness of the night, like the lightest, weightless notes of romantic music. You are the true decoration of reality. You are my eternal hunger for sex, a waterfall of love inspiration in which you bathe, the waters flowing from the ocean of hot passion.A brutal dose of daily excitement from your divine body. My body burns in the eternal flame of lust for love for you. You are forever at the top of the ratings of beauty and my ideals and values, the peak of absolute beauty. Records of likes and reposts of your body shapes are only in my mind. When I think of you, blood cells turn into notes of love passing through the heart, penetrating the soul, in neurons there are only impulses of your image of them hundreds of billions a day, all over the body going into the soul and dreams. A powerful force of love for you comes from me. You are my true ideal of love, the rest are just insignificant clones of your ideal, since you are an example of true beauty, it is with you that I crave to be forever, since you are a priceless gift of all eternities and all universes. My love for you goes to infinity. Author Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One has to get down in the muddy place for helping a falling person in the mud; it reflects an incredible devotion way and feeling that shower humanity with fragrance and dress the human with flowers.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Spirituality is a magnet, and magnet affects iron, not wood or stone. Similarly, faith and devotion are iron, who has that, spirituality touches the believer, not an unbeliever.

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  • 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
  • devoçãoPortuguese
  • devotament, devotare, dedicare, devoțiuneRomanian
  • благочестие, преданность, верность, молитва, посвящение, целеустремлённость, набожность, приверженностьRussian
  • निष्ठा, भक्तिSanskrit
  • predanost, posvećenostSerbo-Croatian
  • பக்திTamil
  • భక్తిTelugu
  • devotionTagalog
  • بھکتیUrdu
  • hiến dâng, sùng bái, mộ đạoVietnamese
  • 忠诚Chinese

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