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Synonyms for adoration
ˌæd əˈreɪ ʃənado·ra·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adoration

    Awe is inspired by that in which there is sublimity or majesty so overwhelming as to awaken a feeling akin to fear; in awe, considered by itself, there is no element of esteem or affection, tho the sense of vastness, power, or grandeur in the object is always present. Dread is a shrinking apprehension or expectation of possible harm awakened by any one of many objects or causes, from that which is overwhelmingly vast and mighty to that which is productive of momentary physical pain; in its higher uses dread approaches the meaning of awe, but with more of chilliness and cowering, and without that subjection of soul to the grandeur and worthiness of the object that is involved in awe. Awe is preoccupied with the object that inspires it; dread with apprehension of personal consequences. Reverence and veneration are less overwhelming than awe or dread, and suggest something of esteem, affection, and personal nearness. We may feel awe of that which we can not reverence, as a grandly terrible ocean storm; awe of the divine presence is more distant and less trustful than reverence. Veneration is commonly applied to things which are not subjects of awe. Adoration, in its full sense, is loftier than veneration, less restrained and awed than reverence, and with more of the spirit of direct, active, and joyful worship. Compare ESTEEM; VENERATE.

    Synonyms:
    awe, dread, reverence, veneration

    Antonyms:
    contempt, disdain, dishonor, disregard, scorn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. worship, adorationnoun

    a feeling of profound love and admiration

    Synonyms:
    worship, idolization, idolisation, latria

  2. adoration, idolization, idolisationnoun

    the act of admiring strongly

    Synonyms:
    worship, idolisation, idolization, latria

  3. adoration, latrianoun

    the worship given to God alone

    Synonyms:
    worship, idolisation, idolization, latria

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adorationnoun

    Synonyms:
    worship, devotion

  2. adorationnoun

    Synonyms:
    homage, reverence, veneration

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  1. List of paraphrases for "adoration":

    worship

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How to use adoration in a sentence?

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing.

  2. John Wesley:

    A feast of dedication; yet he calls it a feast to Jehovah; for as brutish as they were, they did not design to terminate their adoration in the image; but they made it for a representation of the true God...yet this did not excuse them from gross idolatry.”

  3. Matt Hutchins:

    Halyna was the love of my life, and our loss of her has devastated our family's dreams.We feel the silence of her being forever gone as a suffocating stillness in our home, our love and adoration for her grows as we tell her story, and we hope her work can inspire filmmakers and storytellers around the world. We thank the many generous supporters who have been so thoughtful in our time of loss.

  4. Robert Leach:

    The defendant's fraudulent scheme made her a billionaire. The scheme brought her fame, it brought her honor, and it brought her adoration, she had become, as she sought, one of the most celebrated CEOs in Silicon Valley and the world, but under the facade of Theranos' success, there were significant problems brewing.

  5. Kim Capella:

    We had mutual adoration toward each other, i always had this sense that I was part of the family.


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