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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Adulation(0.01099 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
English → English (gcide)
Adulation \Ad`u*la"tion\, n. [F. adulation, fr. L. adulatio, fr.
adulari, adulatum, to flatter.]
Servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is
Think'st thou the fiery fever will go out
With titles blown from adulation? --Shak.
Syn: Sycophancy; cringing; fawning; obsequiousness;
Usage: Adulation, Flattery, Compliment. Men deal in
compliments from a desire to please; they use flattery
either from undue admiration, or a wish to gratify
vanity; they practice adulation from sordid motives,
and with a mingled spirit of falsehood and hypocrisy.
Compliment may be a sincere expression of due respect
and esteem, or it may be unmeaning; flattery is apt to
become gross; adulation is always servile, and usually