What does devotion mean?

Definitions for devotion
dɪˈvoʊ ʃənde·vo·tion

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.

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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Derral Eves:

    All these little miracles came out of nowhere. We needed animals, and all these people volunteered their animals, the purpose is to remember the true meaning of Christmas by sharing the gift, which is our devotion to Jesus Christ.

  2. Barack Obama:

    Today, with solemn gratitude, we recall the sacrifice of all who served during World War Two, especially those who gave their last full measure of devotion and the families they left behind.

  3. 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.

  4. Elena Kagan:

    He was a brilliant man with extraordinary legal gifts and talents, which he combined with a deep devotion to the rule of law and a deep commitment to equal justice.

  5. Jimmy Carter:

    Rosalynn and I are saddened by the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan. She will always be admired for her strength of conviction and her lifelong devotion to her husband, her 'just say no' campaign prevented many young people from falling prey to the allure of drug use; and her advocacy for stem cell research raised public awareness and influenced decision makers about vital research for Alzheimer's disease. We extend our condolences to her family at this difficult time.

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Translations for devotion

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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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