devotion

  • 21 devotion — n. 1) to demonstrate, display, show devotion 2) absolute, blind, complete, deep, great, slavish, thorough, undying, unswerving, utter devotion 3) devotion to (blind devotion to the cause) 4) the devotion to + inf. (does she have enough devotion… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 22 Dévotion — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En religion, la dévotion est une manifestation de la piété privée qui se présente notamment, dans la religion catholique romaine, dans les Exercices… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 23 devotion — [[t]dɪvo͟ʊʃ(ə)n[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft poss N Devotion is great love, affection, or admiration for someone. At first she was flattered by his devotion. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N to n Devotion is commitment to a particular activity. ...devotion to the… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 devotion — de|vo|tion [dıˈvəuʃən US ˈvou ] n 1.) [U] the strong love that you show when you pay a lot of attention to someone or something devotion to ▪ Alanna has always shown intense devotion to her children. 2.) [U] the loyalty that you show towards a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 devotion — noun Date: 13th century 1. a. religious fervor ; piety b. an act of prayer or private worship usually used in plural c. a religious exercise or practice other than the regular …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 26 devotion — Exciter à devotion, Perfundere animos religione. Bud. ex Liuio. Un lieu saint, et auquel on a grande devotion, Religiosum delubrum. Frequenter un temple par grande devotion, Templum aliquod religiosissime colere. Il a la campagne à sa devotion,… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 27 devotion — de|vo|tion [ dı vouʃn ] noun 1. ) uncount great love, admiration, or loyalty: Since the accident, they ve cared for their son with great devotion. 2. ) uncount the process of spending a lot of time or energy on an activity: devotion to: Atkinson… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28 devotion — UK [dɪˈvəʊʃ(ə)n] / US [dɪˈvoʊʃ(ə)n] noun 1) [uncountable] great love, admiration, or loyalty Since the accident, they ve cared for their son with great devotion. 2) [uncountable] the process of spending a lot of time or energy on an activity… …

    English dictionary

  • 29 devotion — /di voh sheuhn/, n. 1. profound dedication; consecration. 2. earnest attachment to a cause, person, etc. 3. an assignment or appropriation to any purpose, cause, etc.: the devotion of one s wealth and time to scientific advancement. 4. Often,… …

    Universalium

  • 30 Devotion — De|vo|ti|on 〈[ vo ] f. 20; unz.; selten〉 Ergebenheit, Unterwürfigkeit, hingebende Verehrung [<lat. devotio „Weihung, Aufopferung, das Geloben“] * * * De|vo|ti|on, die; , en [lat. devotio] (bildungsspr.): a) Unterwürfigkeit; b) Demut. * * *… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 31 devotion — noun 1 (U) great love or loyalty (+ to): Alanna has always shown intense devotion to her children. 2 (U) the act of spending a lot of time and energy on something (+ to): her total devotion to her job 3 (U) great loyalty to a religion 4 devotions …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 devotion — noun 1) her devotion to her husband Syn: loyalty, faithfulness, fidelity, constancy, commitment, adherence, allegiance, dedication; fondness, love, admiration, affection, care 2) a life of devotion Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 33 devotion — noun 1) wifely devotion Syn: loyalty, fidelity, commitment, allegiance, dedication, fondness, love, care 2) a life of devotion Syn: piety, spirituality, godliness …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 34 devotion — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, abandon, adherence, adhesion, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, allegiance, altruism, ardency, ardor, assigned task, attachment, beatification, beatitude, blessedness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 35 devotion — n. 1 (usu. foll. by to) enthusiastic attachment or loyalty (to a person or cause); great love. 2 a religious worship. b (in pl.) prayers. c devoutness, religious fervour. Derivatives: devotional adj. Etymology: ME f. OF devotion or L devotio (as… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 36 devotion — noun /dəˈvəʊʃən/ a) The act or state of devoting or being devoted b) Feelings of strong or fervent affection; dedication …

    Wiktionary

  • 37 devotion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dedication; piety, godliness; affection, love; (pl.) prayers, worship. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. allegiance, service, consecration, dedication, commitment, devotedness, adoration, piety, zeal, ardor,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 38 Devotion — De|vo|ti|on 〈 [ vo ] f.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.〉 Ergebenheit, Unterwürfigkeit, hingebende Verehrung [Etym.: <lat. devotio »Weihung, das Geloben«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 39 Devotion — De|vo|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. mlat. devotio, eigtl. »Aufopferung«>: 1. Andacht. 2. Unterwürfigkeit …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 40 devotion — sb. RG. 405, 456 …

    Oldest English Words