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devotion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of devotion

  1. 1 a feeling of strong or constant regard for and dedication to someone Albert Schweitzer was world-renowned for his devotion to his fellow man Synonyms affection, attachment, devotedness, love, fondness, passionRelated Words appetite, fancy, favor, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, taste; craving, crush, desire, infatuation, longing, lust, yearning; ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal; appreciation, esteem, estimation, regard, respect; adoration, adulation, deification, idolatry, idolization, worship; allegiance, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, steadfastnessNear Antonyms allergy, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, disfavor, dislike, enmity, hostility; abhorrence, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; misanthropyAntonyms abomination, hate, hatred, loathing, rancor

  2. 2 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty the knight's fierce devotion to his lord Synonyms adhesion, allegiance, attachment, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, fidelity, faith, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, piety, steadfastness, trothRelated Words affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthinessNear Antonyms alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separationAntonyms disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness

  3. 3 belief and trust in and loyalty to God a people of deep spirituality and indomitable devotion Synonyms faith, piety, religionRelated Words devoutness, piousness, religiousness; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship; profession, protestationNear Antonyms disbelief, doubt, unbelief, unfaith; agnosticism, know-nothingism; apostasy, lapse, tergiversationAntonyms atheism, godlessness

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