Devotion meaning

dĭ-vōshən
Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
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Loyalty or deep affection.
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Devotion is defined as loyalty, love or practicing and believing in a specific religion.

An example of devotion is what a dog feels for his kind master.

An example of devotion is belief in the Catholic faith and living as a practicing Catholic.

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The fact, quality, or state of being devoted.
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(uncountable) The act or state of devoting or being devoted.
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Religious ardor or zeal; piety.
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The act of devoting.
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Religious worship.
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Piety; devoutness.
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One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind.
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(uncountable) Feeling of strong or fervent affection; dedication.
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(countable, ecclesiastical) A prayer (often found in the plural)
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(uncountable) Religious veneration, zeal, or piety.
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The act of devoting or the state of being devoted.

The devotion of resources to research.

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Origin of devotion

  • From Old French devocion, from Latin dēvōtiō, from dēvōtum +‎ -tio, from the supine of dēvoveō (“vow, devote”).

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