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Admiration vs. Adoration

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Admirationnoun

A positive emotion including wonder and approbation; the regarding of another as being wonderful

‘admiration of a war hero’; ‘They looked at the landscape in admiration.’;

Adorationnoun

(countable) An act of religious worship.

Admirationnoun

(obsolete) Wondering or questioning (without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject).

Adorationnoun

(uncountable) Admiration or esteem.

Admirationnoun

(obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.

Adorationnoun

(uncountable) The act of adoring; loving devotion or fascination.

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Admirationnoun

Wonder; astonishment.

‘Season your admiration for a while.’;

Adorationnoun

(historical) The selection of a pope by acclamation and before any formal ballot (excluded as a voting method in 1621 by Pope Gregory XV).

Admirationnoun

Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.

Adorationnoun

The act of playing honor to a divine being; the worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god.

‘The more immediate objects of popular adoration amongst the heathens were deified human beings.’;

Admirationnoun

Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.

‘Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration.’;

Adorationnoun

Homage paid to one in high esteem; profound veneration; intense regard and love; fervent devotion.

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Admirationnoun

a feeling of delighted approval and liking

Adorationnoun

A method of electing a pope by the expression of homage from two thirds of the conclave.

‘[Pole] might have been chosen on the spot by adoration.’;

Admirationnoun

the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

Adorationnoun

a feeling of profound love and admiration

Admirationnoun

a favorable judgment;

‘a small token in admiration of your works’;

Adorationnoun

the act of admiring strongly

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Admirationnoun

respect and warm approval

‘I have the greatest admiration for all those involved in the project’;

Adorationnoun

worship given to God alone

Admirationnoun

something regarded as impressive or worthy of respect

‘her house was the admiration of everyone’;

Adoration

Adoration is respect, reverence, strong admiration, or love in a certain person, place, or thing. The term comes from the Latin adōrātiō, meaning .

‘to give homage or worship to someone or something’;

Admirationnoun

pleasurable contemplation

‘they were lost in admiration of the scenery’;

Admiration

Admiration is a social emotion felt by observing people of competence, talent, or skill exceeding standards. Admiration facilitates social learning in groups.

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