Associations to the word «Devotion»


DEVOTION, noun. (uncountable) The act or state of devoting or being devoted.
DEVOTION, noun. (uncountable) Feeling of strong or fervent affection; dedication
DEVOTION, noun. (uncountable) Religious veneration, zeal, or piety.
DEVOTION, noun. (countable) (ecclesiastical) A prayer (often found in the plural)

Dictionary definition

DEVOTION, noun. Feelings of ardent love; "their devotion to each other was beautiful".
DEVOTION, noun. Commitment to some purpose; "the devotion of his time and wealth to science".
DEVOTION, noun. Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.
DEVOTION, noun. (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently); "he returned to his devotions".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza