devotion noun

ADJ. deep, enormous | great | fanatical, intense, passionate, single-minded Their single-minded devotion to the care of the dying was admirable. | total 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 | mutual a marriage rooted in mutual devotion and trust | religious a man of deep religious devotion


PREP. with ~ He cared for his mother with great devotion. | ~ to They showed great devotion to each other.

PHRASES 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.