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1. devotion

noun. ['dɪˈvoʊʃən'] feelings of ardent love.

Synonyms

  • devotedness

Antonyms

  • despising
  • misanthropy

Etymology

  • devotio (Latin)
  • -tio (Latin)

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How do you pronounce devotion?

Pronounce devotion as dɪˈvoʊʃən.

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Example sentences of the word devotion


1. Noun, singular or mass
By leaving him wanting more you can keep him coming back and likely increase his devotion to you.

Quotes containing the word devotion


1. Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
- Morihei Ueshiba

2. True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
- Ellen G. White

3. Through devotion, your family cares become more peaceful, mutual love between husband and wife becomes more sincere, the service we owe to the prince more faithful, and our work, no matter what it is, becomes more pleasant and agreeable.
- Saint Francis de Sales

2. devotion

noun. ['dɪˈvoʊʃən'] commitment to some purpose.

Synonyms

  • cultism
  • hobbyism
  • loyalty
  • allegiance
  • dedication
  • fetish
  • fetich
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation
  • nonreligious person
  • malevolence
  • dislike

Etymology

  • devotio (Latin)
  • -tio (Latin)

3. devotion

noun. ['dɪˈvoʊʃən'] religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.

Synonyms

  • verbolatry
  • worship
  • symbol-worship
  • place-worship
  • Bible-worship
  • cultism
  • topolatry
  • symbololatry
  • thaumatolatry
  • bibliolatry
  • miracle-worship
  • worship of man
  • idolatry
  • lordolatry
  • symbolatry
  • gyneolatry
  • word-worship
  • gynaeolatry
  • grammatolatry
  • veneration
  • woman-worship

Antonyms

  • infidelity
  • competition
  • frivolity
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • devotio (Latin)
  • -tio (Latin)

4. devotion

noun. ['dɪˈvoʊʃən'] (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently).

Synonyms

  • novena
  • prayer
  • supplication
  • Stations
  • bhakti

Antonyms

  • miss
  • unfaithfulness
  • disloyalty
  • disloyal

Etymology

  • devotio (Latin)
  • -tio (Latin)
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