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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˌædʒʊˈleɪʃən/, /ˌædjʊˈleɪʃən/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌæd͡ʒəˈleɪʃən/
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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- Flattery; fulsome praise.
- He was uncomfortable with the adulation from his fans.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter III, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
- Now all this was very fine, but not at all in keeping with the Celebrity's character as I had come to conceive it. The idea that adulation ever cloyed on him was ludicrous in itself. In fact I thought the whole story fishy, and came very near to saying so.
- See also Thesaurus:flattery
Flattery; fulsome praise
adulation f (plural adulations)