These sample phrases are automatically selected from various online information sources to reflect the current use of the word “warning.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us your feedback. Britannica English: Translation of Admiration for Arabic Speaking Mickey Mehta says: “If you are deeply rooted in humility, you`d better bear fruit in simplicity, so that Mickey Puts your personality with admiration!” Share this to anchor more people. If admiration makes you think of a dog panting after his beloved, you are on the right etymological path; The word ultimately comes from the Latin verb adÅ “lÄrÄ”, which means “to loop” (a meaning used specifically for the loving behavior of dogs) or “dishonest praise”. Adulation has been in English since the 15th century. ==References== The adulator verb, adulator noun and adulating adjective adulator later followed conscientiously behind him. These words share the meaning of making known something unknown or mysterious before. Reveal suggests discovering something personal, secret, or unexpected that has an effect and may contain some drama: he reveals the truth about his sister; The study found a glaring discrepancy. Disclosure indicates an often deliberate act of communicating and publishing information that has been kept private, confidential or secret. Things that are commonly shared include details, facts, names, identities and sources – information for which there may be legal, ethical or professional reasons for disclosure or non-disclosure: the police have not revealed the identity of the victim; The journalists refused to reveal their sources. O be sick, big size! And offer that your ceremony will give you healing. Do you think the firy fever will come to an end, with titles blown by admiration? William Shakespeare, Henry V.
Time` can be ruthless. Time is capable of transforming the flame of love into a mood of restraint. A paradise of admiration can become a scene of hostility and ecstasy can turn into indifference. Mutual complicity can become a balance of power and heaven can turn into hell. Finally, there is only one best friend left” “Me, me and me”. Erik Pevernagie Those who were previously the most flattered to him now mentioned him with the greatest bitterness and now called him the corruptor of the king and the traitor of the people; without attributing to him the slightest crime committed since the time of this sublime adulation, or which was not as well known to them at the time as it could be today. Edward Hyde A passion for politics usually stems from an insatiable need, whether for power or for friendship and admiration, or a combination of both. There was nothing he loved as much as flattery or, to put it more frankly, admiration; the coarser and clumsier he was, the more he appreciated his annotation: assuming it was a denominal verb, the Latin adÅ «lÄrÄ» was compared to the Sanskrit vÄla, vÄra – “ponytail hair, horsehair”, Lithuanian valaÄ© “ponytail”, although this is difficult both semantically and phonetically. More recently, the basis of the Latin avidus “greedy, zealous” has been proposed as a source (see avid), via a prefix *ad-awido-, syncopated in *ad-audo-, then dissimimilated with the second d to l, resulting in *adÅ«lo-, “eagerly searching, flattering”.
Find the answers online with Practical English Usage, your essential guide to English language problems. Join our community to access the latest language learning and assessment tips from Oxford University Press! Search for every word in the dictionary offline, anytime, anywhere with the Oxford Advanced Learner`s Dictionary app. exaggerated and hypocritical praise of servile flattery; Praise in excess or beyond what is earned in Middle English adulacioun “dishonest praise, flattery”, borrowed from Anglo-French, borrowed from latin adÅ«lÄtiÅn-, adÅ«lÄtiÅ, from adÅ«lÄrÄ» “flatter (dogs), dishonest to praise” (of uncertain origin) + -tiÅn-, -tiÅ, suffix of verbal action Find out which words work together and produce more natural English with the Oxford Collocations Dictionary app. ad-ū-lā′shun, n. Fawing: Flattery. [L. adulāri, adulatus, fawn.].