1 feelings of ardent love; "their devotion to each other was beautiful" [syn: devotedness]
2 commitment to some purpose; "the devotion of his time and wealth to science"
4 (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently); "he returned to his devotions"
- /dəˈvəʊʃən/ (UK) or (US)
- /d@"v@US@n/ (UK) or (US)
Noundevotion (countable and uncountable, plural devotions)
Devotion, devotional, or devotee may refer to:
- devotional song
- Bible study (Christian) — called "devotion" or "devotional" by some denominations.
- Catholic devotions
- Devotio Moderna — religious movement of the Late Middle Age.
- Anglican devotions
- Bhakti — devotion to a particular deity (Vishnu or Shiva).
- Devotion — a singer songwriter duo from Colorado
- The Devotions, a 1960s music group
- Devotion (album) — 2004 album by Newsboys.
- Devotion (Beach House album) — 2008 dream pop album.
- Devotion (The Best of Yanni) — 1997 compilation album.
Tour — Depeche Mode tour for album Songs of Faith and Devotion.
- Devotional (video) — of the Devotional Tour.
- "Devotion," — song from 1999 album Electric Honey by Luscious Jackson.
- Devotion — 1999 album by jazz bassist Avishai Cohen.
- Sheila B. Devotion — 1970s French disco singer.
- Devotion, North Carolina — unincorporated community.
- Edward Devotion School — public school in Brookline, Massachusetts.
- Devotion (film) — 1946 movie starring Ida Lupino and Olivia de Havilland as the Brontë sisters .
- acrotomophile — personal sexually attracted to amputees; known as "devotees" within the subculture.
- Devotion - The official motto of the Euroleague basketball league.
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