Adoration is a feeling of great admiration and love for someone or something.

She needs and wants to be loved with overwhelming passion and adoration...

He had been used to female adoration all his life.

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  • adoration — [ adɔrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. adoratio 1 ♦ Relig. Action d adorer. ⇒ culte, latrie. L Adoration des Mages (⇒ épiphanie) . « Les Bénédictines de l adoration perpétuelle du Saint Sacrement » (Hugo). 2 ♦ Amour fervent, culte passionné. « Son… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Adoration — • In the strict sense, an act of religion offered to God in acknowledgment of His supreme perfection and dominion, and of the creature s dependence upon Him Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Adoration     Adoration …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • adoration — ADORATION. sub. f. Action par laquelle on adore. L adoration n est dûe quà Dieu seul. f♛/b] On dit aussi, L adoration de la Croix, aller à l adoration de la Croix: mais cela ne se dit que par relation à [b]Jésus Christ. [b]f♛/b] On se sert aussi… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • adoration — Adoration. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on adore. L adoration n est deüe qu à Dieu seul. l adoration des Idoles, est le plus grand de tous les crimes. l adoration de la croix. aller à l adoration de la croix. On dit, Que les Cardinaux vont à l… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Adoration — es una película dramática canadiense de 2008 dirigida por Atom Egoyan y protagonizada por Rachel Blanchard, Scott Speedman y Devon Bostick. La cinta se estrenó en el Festival de Cannes de 2008.[1] Recibió el Premio del Jurado Ecuménico y estuvo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Adoration — (Latin) is to give homage or worship to someone or something. For instance, I love Kimberly. Ancient Rome Ad , to, and ora , mouth; (i.e. carrying to one s mouth ), primarily an act of homage or worship, which, among the Romans, was performed by… …   Wikipedia

  • Adoration — Ad o*ra tion, n. [L. adoratio, fr. adorare: cf. F. adoration.] 1. The act of playing honor to a divine being; the worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god. [1913 Webster] The more immediate objects of popular adoration amongst the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adoration — (n.) 1540s, from M.Fr. adoration, from L. adorationem (nom. adoratio) worship, adoration, noun of action from pp. stem of adorare; see ADORE (Cf. adore), the original sense of which is preserved in this word …   Etymology dictionary

  • Adoration — (lat.), Anbetung (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Adoration — (lat.), Anbetung, Verehrung; in der kath. Kirche die Enthüllung und Verehrung des Kreuzes am Karfreitag; auch der dreifache Kniefall der Kardinäle vor dem neugewählten Papst …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Adoration — Adoration, die Anbetung s. Anbetung. 2. Verehrung, Ehrerbietung. 3. Huldigung, welche dem neuerwählten Papste von den Cardinälen erwiesen wird …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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