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devotion

See also: dévotion

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French devocion, from Latin dēvōtiō, from dēvōtum +‎ -tio, from the supine of dēvoveō (vow, devote).

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NounEdit

devotion (usually uncountable, plural devotions)

  1. (uncountable) The act or state of devoting or being devoted.
  2. (uncountable) Feeling of strong or fervent affection; dedication
  3. (uncountable) Religious veneration, zeal, or piety.
  4. (countable, ecclesiastical) A prayer (often found in the plural)

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devotion f (plural devotions)

  1. devotion (quality of being devoted)