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Devotion meaning

devotion - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of devoting; consecration.
  2. 2. Act of devotedness or devoutness; manifestation of strong attachment; act of worship; prayer.
  3. 3. Disposal; power of disposal.
  4. 4. A thing consecrated; an object of devotion.
  5. 5. Dedication; piety; act of worship; zeal; strong attachment.
  6. 6. Devotional.

devotion - examples of usage

  1. And yet they all are justified in these extreme cases by the higher law of love; by the greater duty of devotion to the highest good of our fellow- men. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
  2. Since the state and its laws are essential to the well- being of all men, and consequently of ourselves; we owe to it the devotion of our time, our knowledge, our influence, yes, our life itself if need be. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
  3. Of the devotion of the man. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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