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adoration

[ ad-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌæd əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of paying honor, as to a divine being; worship.
reverent homage.
fervent and devoted love.

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Origin of adoration

1535–45; <Latin adōrātiōn- (stem of adōrātiō) worship. See adore, -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for adoration

adoration
/ (ˌædəˈreɪʃən) /

noun

deep love or esteem
the act of worshipping
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