What does adoring mean?

adoring meaning in General Dictionary

sensation or showing serious respect or veneration Opposite of irreverent

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  • showing adoration
  • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
  • /); p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adore

adoring meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, "worshipping," present participle adjective from adore. Relevant: Adoringly.

adoring meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p. Adored (/); p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adore

Sentence Examples with the word adoring

The seventh party consisted of the sort of people who are always to be found, especially around young sovereigns, and of whom there were particularly many round Alexander--generals and imperial aides-de-camp passionately devoted to the Emperor, not merely as a monarch but as a man, adoring him sincerely and disinterestedly, as Rostov had done in 1805, and who saw in him not only all the virtues but all human capabilities as well.

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