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devotion

noun

1 devotion

Feelings of ardent love:
— Their devotion to each other was beautiful.

synonym: devotedness.

Roget 604: determination, will; iron will, unconquerable will; will of one's own, decision, resolution; backbone; clear grit, true grit, grit [U.S.]; sand, strength of mind, strength of will; ... show more

Roget 682: activity; briskness, liveliness etc. adj.; animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy; snap, vim.    nimbleness, ... show more

Roget 743: obedience; observance etc. 772; compliance; submission etc. 725; subjection etc. 749; nonresistance; passiveness, ... show more

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Roget 942: disinterestedness etc. adj.; generosity; liberality, liberalism; altruism; benevolence etc. 906; elevation, loftiness of purpose, exaltation, ... show more

Roget 990: worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation; kneeling, genuflection, prostration.    prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, ... show more



2 devotion

Commitment to some purpose.

Polish: poświęcenie

3 devotion

Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.

synonyms: cultism, veneration.

Roget 928: respect, regard, consideration; courtesy etc. 894; attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, ... show more

Roget 987: piety, religion, theism, faith; religiousness, holiness etc. adj.; saintship; religionism; sanctimony etc. (assumed piety) 988; ... show more

Dutch: Baälsdienst, afgodendienst, afgoderij, idolatrie
Polish: idolatria, idololatria

4 devotion

usually plural Religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently).

Polish: cicha modlitwa


Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, abandon, adherence, adhesion, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, allegiance, altruism, ardency, ardor, assigned task, attachment, beatification, beatitude, blessedness ... show more.

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