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1. adoration

noun. ['ˌædɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of admiring strongly.

Synonyms

  • idolisation
  • glorification
  • idolization
  • admiration

Antonyms

  • depreciation
  • dishonor
  • Anglophobia
  • misogyny

Etymology

  • adoration (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • adoratio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Adoration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce adoration?

Pronounce adoration as ˌædərˈeɪʃən.

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Sentences with adoration


1. Noun, singular or mass
People fell in love with Larry and his clear adoration for sweet Chance.

Quotes about adoration


1. There's two kinds of rock n' roll casualty: the one that has huge success and adoration, and then suddenly it stops. Or there's when you're in a band: it is all-consuming, so then you have the dream of that, and then the dream's taken away from you even before it happens.
- Rhys Ifans

2. Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.
- Mae West

3. Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
- Lucinda Franks

2. adoration

noun. ['ˌædɝˈeɪʃən'] the worship given to God alone.

Synonyms

  • latria

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • adoration (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • adoratio (Latin)

3. adoration

noun. ['ˌædɝˈeɪʃən'] a feeling of profound love and admiration.

Synonyms

  • love

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • adoration (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • adoratio (Latin)
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