What does devout mean?

Definitions for devout
dɪˈvaʊtde·vout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devout, god-fearingadjective

    deeply religious

    "a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken

  2. dear, devout, earnest, heartfeltadjective

    earnest

    "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"

Wiktionary

  1. devoutnoun

    A devotee.

  2. devoutnoun

    A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

  3. devoutadjective

    Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.

  4. devoutadjective

    Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.

  5. devoutadjective

    Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devoutverb

    devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious

  2. Devoutverb

    expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture

  3. Devoutverb

    warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare

  4. Devoutnoun

    a devotee

  5. Devoutnoun

    a devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Devout

    de-vowt′, adj. given up to religious thoughts and exercises: pious: solemn: earnest.—adv. Devout′ly.—n. Devout′ness. [O. Fr. devot—L. devotus. See Devote.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of devout in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.

  2. Abraham Bonowitz:

    Jerry was pained by his experience but also proud of how he did it, that sometimes rubbed some people in the movement the wrong way. He was also a very devout religious person. He did what he could to help heal the world in the wake of the damage done during his career.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Human history’s the most funny and yet the most tragic discovery will be the discovery of the religious people that all religions are man-made! And this childish discovery will enable the pious to make an intellectual jump in upwards direction. The devout will turn into a progressive man and the history will flow faster in the progressive direction.

  4. John Milton:

    Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train.

  5. Jill Biden:

    I think Joe's faith is so strong, it's something that I think he got from his mother, who was a very devout Catholic. Joe is really devout, and he never misses a Sunday service.

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