ad·​o·​ra·​tion·​al | \ ˌa-də-ˈrā-shnəl How to pronounce adorational (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of adorational

: 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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First Known Use of adorational

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adorational

adoration + -al entry 1

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“Adorational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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