Admiration vs. Adoration

Admiration vs. Adoration — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Admiration and Adoration

Admirationnoun

A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something

the students' admiration for their teacher.

Adorationnoun

The act of worship.

Admirationnoun

The state of being viewed with such approval or delight

an actor held in admiration by her peers.

Adorationnoun

Profound love or regard.

Admirationnoun

The object of such approval and delight

a movie that was the admiration of many critics.

Adorationnoun

(countable) An act of religious worship.

Admirationnoun

(Archaic) The action of wondering; marveling.

Adorationnoun

(uncountable) Admiration or esteem.

Admirationnoun

A positive emotion including wonder and approbation; the regarding of another as being wonderful

admiration of a war heroThey looked at the landscape in admiration.

Adorationnoun

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

Admirationnoun

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

Adorationnoun

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

Admirationnoun

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

Adorationnoun

a feeling of profound love and admiration

Admirationnoun

a feeling of delighted approval and liking

Adorationnoun

the act of admiring strongly

Admirationnoun

the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

Adorationnoun

worship given to God alone

Admirationnoun

a favorable judgment;

a small token in admiration of your works