Definition of adulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌædjuˈleɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌædʒəˈleɪʃn//
[uncountable] (formal)
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admiration and praise, especially when this is greater than is necessary The band enjoy the adulation of their fans wherever they go. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin adulatio(n)-, from adulari ‘fawn on’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: adulation