Etymology

1. adulation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈleɪʃən'] servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise.

Etymology

  • adulation (French)
  • adulatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Adulation

  • 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

Sentences with adulation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ancient Olympic athletes received more than adulation from the crowd upon winning a given sport.

Quotes about adulation


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

2. While the impostor draws his identity from past achievements and the adulation of others, the true self claims identity in its belovedness. We encounter God in the ordinariness of life: not in the search for spiritual highs and extraordinary, mystical experiences but in our simple presence in life.
- Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

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