Definition of Adoring

1. Adjective. Showing adoration.

Exact synonyms: Worshipful
Similar to: Reverent



2. Adjective. Extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent. "Hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
Exact synonyms: Doting, Fond
Similar to: Loving
Derivative terms: Fondness

Definition of Adoring

1. Verb. (present participle of adore) ¹

2. Adjective. Showing adoration or admiration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adoring

1. adore [v] - See also: adore

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adoring

adorate
adorated
adorates
adorating
adoration
adorations
adorative
adore
adored
adorement
adorer
adorers
adores
adorest
adoreth
adoring (current term)
adoringly
adorkable
adorn
adorn'd
adornation
adorned
adorned(p)
adorner
adorners
adorning
adorningly
adornment
adornments
adorns

Literary usage of Adoring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The pilgrim's progress by John Bunyan, James Solas Dodd (1795)
"The intrusion of such thoughts should excite us to greater earnestness in prayer, pious meditations, or adoring praises; for this, above all other things, ..."

2. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Thomas Benfield Harbottle (1904)
"Its tenets are monotheistic, rejecting the numerous gods of the Hindu Pantheon, and adoring Brahma as the supreme deity. Its adherents ignore all caste ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"0 dwell with me for ever, and let me dwell with Thee, adoring and praising the eternal glories of God, the Father, Son, and holy Ghost. Amen. ..."

4. Diary of a Southern Refugee, During the War by Judith White Brockenbrough] [McGuire (1868)
"as a people, we should bow down in adoring thankfulness to that gracious God who has been our bulwark and defence, and to offer unto Him ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1891)
"Unfortunately the ejaculations, which were written on scrolls issuing from the adoring figures, are too much perished to admit of even a conjectural reading ..."

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