Definition of devotion :
1. A thing consecrated; an object of devotion.
2. Act of devotedness or devoutness; manifestation of strong attachment; act of worship; prayer.
3. Disposal; power of disposal.
4. The act of devoting; consecration.
5. The state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God appropriately expressed by acts of worship; devoutness.
obedience (part of speech: noun)
reliability (part of speech: noun)
worship (part of speech: noun)
piety (part of speech: noun)
love (part of speech: noun)
affection (part of speech: noun)
servility (part of speech: noun)
humbleness, serfdom, docility, subordination, subservience, servitude, homage, lowliness, willingness, duty, humility, slavishness, vassalage, genuflection, subjection, yieldingness, fealty, complaisance, inferiority
oblation (part of speech: noun)
resolution (part of speech: noun)
bullheadedness, fervency, diligence, perseverance, courageousness, boldness, heartiness, trueness, persistence, indomitability, resolution, tirelessness, determination, indefatigability, dauntlessness, fortitude, steadfastness, moxie, staunchness, decisiveness, spunk, backbone, pluck, stamina, stubbornness, toughness, tenacity, bravery, sand, stoniness, grit, headstrongness
- But she repeated agin, " I love him, Aunt Samantha, with a pure, deep devotion." - "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
- The fact that distinguished Charles Lamb from other men was his entire devotion to one grand and tender purpose. - "Charles Lamb", Barry Cornwall.
- According to Aristotle healthy exercise of function in a well- proportioned life in devotion to wide social ends and permanent personal interests, is the cause of which happiness is the appropriate and inevitable effect. - "The Five Great Philosophies of Life", William de Witt Hyde.