Associations to the word «Devout»


DEVOUT, adjective. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
DEVOUT, adjective. (archaic) Expressing devotion or piety.
DEVOUT, adjective. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest.
DEVOUT, noun. (obsolete) A devotee.
DEVOUT, noun. (obsolete) A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

Dictionary definition

DEVOUT, adjective. Deeply religious; "a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken.
DEVOUT, adjective. Earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences".

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