Adoring vs Adoration - What's the difference?

adoring | adoration |

As a verb adoring

is (adore).

As a adjective adoring

is showing adoration or admiration.

As a noun adoration is

(countable) an act of religious worship.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing adoration or admiration.
  • Derived terms

    * adoringly


    (en noun)
  • adoration
  • * 1847 , Matthew Henry, James Hamilton, Daily communion with God
  • We must keep up a constant worship of God in our families, and in our closets; we must be frequent in holy adorings and admirings of God.






    (en noun)
  • (countable) An act of religious worship.
  • * a. 1779 ,
  • We incessantly look forward, and endeavour, by prayers, adoration , and sacrifice, to appease those unknown powers, whom we find, by experience, so able to afflict and oppress us.
  • (uncountable) Admiration or esteem.
  • * 1890,
  • ...if she can create the sense of beauty in people whose lives have been sordid and ugly...she is worthy of all your adoration', worthy of the ' adoration of the world.
  • (uncountable) The act of adoring; loving devotion or fascination.
  • * 1887,
  • He adored Sorais quite as earnestly as Sir Henry adored Nyleptha, and his adoration had not altogether prospered.