adorational

adjective

ad·​o·​ra·​tion·​al ˌa-də-ˈrā-shnəl How to pronounce adorational (audio)
-shə-nᵊl
: marked by, motivated by, or showing adoration
Both are insulated by the sycophantic staff syndrome, the adorational press they largely enjoy … the whole bit.David Nyhan, Boston Globe, 29 Nov. 1990

Word History

Etymology

adoration + -al entry 1

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adorational was in 1871

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“Adorational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adorational. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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