1 devotedness, devoutness, reverence; earnestness, religiousness, piety, religiosity, pietism, godliness, holiness, spirituality, sanctity; worship, prayer, observance, ritual:
The sect was noted for its devotion to martyrs and their relics. It is gratifying to see such devotion amongst the younger members of the congregation. They interrupted the holy man at his devotions.
2 dedication, consecration, attachment, loyalty, devotedness:
His devotion to duty will be remembered by his fellow soldiers.
3 zeal, ardour, fervour, ardency, intensity, fanaticism, eagerness, enthusiasm, earnestness, readiness, willingness; love, passion, infatuation, fondness, affection, attachment, adherence, loyalty, allegiance:
They would dedicate themselves with slavish devotion to some brutal master.
deep, enormous | great | fanatical, intense, passionate, single-minded
Their single-minded devotion to the care of the dying was admirable.
her total devotion to her husband
| selfless | blind, dog-like
He was mocked for his dog-like devotion to his boss.
| lifelong, undying
his lifelong devotion to his work
a marriage rooted in mutual devotion and trust
a man of deep religious devotion
VERB + DEVOTION
He cared for his mother with great devotion.
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They showed great devotion to each other.
devotion to duty
The judge praised the firefighters for their bravery and devotion to duty.
| devotion to the cause
She will be remembered for her selfless devotion to the cause of the poor.
| an object of devotion
The statue of the emperor became an object of devotion.
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