Adulation Definition

ăjə-lāshən
noun
Excessive flattery or admiration.
American Heritage
The definition of adulation is intense adoration.
An example of adulation may be a couple who is very much in love.
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Other Word Forms of Adulation

Noun

Singular:
adulation
Plural:
adulations

Origin of Adulation

  • Middle English adulacioun from Old French from Latin adūlātiō adūlātiōn- from adūlātus past participle of adūlārī to flatter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French adulation, from Latin adulātio (“flattery").

    From Wiktionary

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