adorational

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adjective ad·o·ra·tion·al \ˌa-də-ˈrā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of adorational

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of adorational

adoration + 1-al


First Known Use: 1871


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