Origin of devotion
OTHER WORDS FROM devotionpre·de·vo·tion, nounsu·per·de·vo·tion, noun
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The noun devotion refers to profound dedication or earnest attachment to a cause, person, or deity. How does devotion compare to love and affection? Learn more on Thesaurus.com.
How to use devotion in a sentence
No wonder many in the US and Europe have begun questioning the underpinnings of capitalism—particularly its devotion to free markets and its faith in the power of economic growth to create prosperity and solve our problems.Capitalism is in crisis. To save it, we need to rethink economic growth.|Katie McLean|October 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Members of the ARMY, the self-ascribed title for BTS fans, told Reuters last week that buying stock in Big Hit Entertainment was a sign of their devotion to the group.Fans of K-pop’s BTS are mobilizing on a new platform: The stock market|Grady McGregor|September 28, 2020|Fortune
When she asks the emperor whom she just saved to send her home and the court gasps in shock, the emperor informs the watching crowd that “devotion to family is an essential virtue.”The history of Mulan, from a 6th-century ballad to the live-action Disney movie|Constance Grady|September 4, 2020|Vox
Their devotion to Holy Scripture, however, is highly selective.
Unfortunately, my overall lifestyle serves as a poor alibi for this level of athletic devotion.
Certainly, she seems to command near-total devotion among her clients.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Such warm expressions of devotion would come as news to Foer and Wieseltier.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The level of devotion is more intense than one might find in Lake Forest, California.Is India’s Fallen ‘God-Man’ So Different From a Megachurch Pastor?|Jay Michaelson|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, our devotion to those ideals has only been strengthened by the selfless heroism we have seen.
Indeed, he is respectfully mystified by the almost religious devotion Morrissey inspires.This Charming Man: Meet 'Ronnissey,' Brooklyn's Fake Morrissey|Michael Moynihan|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And now there was added to this devotion an element of indefinable anxiety which made its vigilance unceasing.
No man was likely to see Ramona with Alessandro without perceiving the rare quality of her devotion to him.