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ADORATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does adoration mean? 

ADORATION (noun)
  The noun ADORATION has 3 senses:

1. a feeling of profound love and admiration
2. the act of admiring strongly
3. the worship given to God alone

  Familiarity information: ADORATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADORATION (noun)


Sense 1adoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of profound love and admiration

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

adoration; worship

Hypernyms ("adoration" is a kind of...):

love (a strong positive emotion of regard and affection)


Sense 2adoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of admiring strongly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

idolisation; idolization; adoration

Hypernyms ("adoration" is a kind of...):

admiration; appreciation (a favorable judgment)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "adoration"):

glorification (the act of glorifying (as in worship))


Sense 3adoration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The worship given to God alone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

latria; adoration

Hypernyms ("adoration" is a kind of...):

worship (the activity of worshipping)


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