What does the word devotion mean?

Usage examples for devotion

  1. And such was our Sabbath- day of devotion and repose. – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  2. In modern terms it is devotion to pure science. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  3. Hope and faith and a great devotion went to the building. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan