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Admiration vs. Adoration

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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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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".
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Admiration

Respect and warm approval
I have the greatest admiration for all those involved in the project
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Adoration

The act of worship.
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Admiration

A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something
The students' admiration for their teacher.
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Adoration

Profound love or regard.
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Admiration

The state of being viewed with such approval or delight
An actor held in admiration by her peers.
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Adoration

An act of religious worship.
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Admiration

The object of such approval and delight
A movie that was the admiration of many critics.
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Adoration

(uncountable) Admiration or esteem.
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Admiration

(Archaic) The action of wondering; marveling.
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Adoration

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

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.
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Adoration

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

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

(religion) Worship of Christ in the Eucharistic host in the Catholic Church, often while exposed in a monstrance.
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Admiration

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

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.
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Admiration

Wonder; astonishment.
Season your admiration for a while.
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Adoration

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

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.
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Adoration

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.
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Admiration

Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.
Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration.
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Adoration

A feeling of profound love and admiration
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Admiration

A feeling of delighted approval and liking
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Adoration

The act of admiring strongly
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Admiration

The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
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Adoration

Worship given to God alone
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Admiration

A favorable judgment;
A small token in admiration of your works
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