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Definition of Devotion

Devotion

  1. The act of devoting; consecration.
  2. The state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God appropriately expressed by acts of worship; devoutness.
  3. Act of devotedness or devoutness; manifestation of strong attachment; act of worship; prayer.
  4. Disposal; power of disposal.
  5. A thing consecrated; an object of devotion.

Devotion Quotations

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
Mother Teresa

There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Oscar Wilde

It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
Abraham Lincoln

There's nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It's a thing no married man knows anything about.
Oscar Wilde

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
Aristotle
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Devotion Translations

devotion in German is Andacht {f}, Zuwendung {f}, Hingebung
devotion in Italian is devozione, meditazione
devotion in Latin is devotio, pietas
devotion in Norwegian is hengivenhet, fromhet

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