V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. commitment or loyalty to a purpose; 2. strong love for something or someone

Synonyms: commitment, loyalty, allegiance, dedication, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal, ardor

Antonyms: disinterest, disloyalty

Tips: Devotion is often used when talking about a person's strong religious feelings; i.e: devotion to God. But one can also be devoted (loyal) to a particular cause or to another person.

Usage Examples:

Carlo's devotion to his job was unmatched by anyone at the company. (commitment, dedication)

Their devotion to each other was an inspiration to other couples. (commitment, loyalty)

I admired her devotion to her cause. (loyalty, dedication)

He claims that his devotion to God has helped him through many tough times. (commitment, allegiance)

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