Examples from the Web for adoration
Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.
In its sixth season, Modern Family is still worthy of adoration from audiences—just not Emmy voters.Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And her dad apparently will never satisfy his thirst for adoration, whether from the world at large or from himself.
Paul Ryan, meanwhile, has remained steadfast in his adoration of Atlas Shrugged.The Search for Serious Literary Fiction for Republicans|James McGirk|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Their adoration is expressed as hyperbolically as it is earnestly.‘Sherlock’ Star Benedict Cumberbatch’s Polarizing ‘Cumberbitches’|Kevin Fallon|October 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Touches of mortal passion sometimes appear in the adoration of men for the Blessed Virgin.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Rather lift passion to adoration, and use it, full-powered, upon that which unfolds forever for your worship.The Hive|Will Levington Comfort
Which would have shown that she was not always a nun breathless with adoration during religious exercises.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
No generous emotion, no human impulse I had ever experienced, but came with adoration and rich gifts with which to exalt her.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
He adored his Basque land, Ramuntcho,—and this morning was one of the times when this adoration penetrated him more profoundly.Ramuntcho|Pierre Loti
British Dictionary definitions for adoration
Word Origin and History for adoration
1540s, from Middle French adoration, from Latin adorationem (nominative adoratio) "worship, adoration," noun of action from past participle stem of adorare; see adore, the original sense of which is preserved in this word.