Definitions for devout
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"a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
dear, devout, earnest, heartfeltadjective
"one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"
A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.
Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.
Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: devotus, Latin.
We must be constant and devout in the worship of our God, and ready in all acts of benevolence to our neighbour. John Rogers, Sermon 13.
For this, with soul devout, he thank’d the god;
And, of success secure, return’d to his abode. John Dryden, Fables.
Anon dry ground appears, and from his ark
The ancient fire descends, with all his train:
Then with uplifted hands, and eyes devout,
Grateful to heav’n. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi. l 863.
Devout is an adjective describing a person who has deep religious commitment, dedication, or sincerity, demonstrating strong loyalty or faith toward a particular religion, belief, or god. It can also be used more broadly to refer to someone who is very dedicated or enthusiastic about a specific interest, cause, or activity.
devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious
expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture
warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare
a devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of devout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of devout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
There was nothing to indicate he was doing this because of Allah, or because he was going to be rewarded with 72 virgins, or because of ties to a terror group, he appeared to be a devout Muslim, on the strong side of the belief.
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.
He had his glorious moment with the Pope coming this week. He is a devout Catholic.
When I came in that day, it was just for me, a day to work and share the gospel and just to spread love around, i just don’t know what to really say right now because I ’m just in awe still. Jakeem Tyler, who claims to be a devout Christian, says Jakeem Tyler is incredibly grateful for Nelson's gesture.
Hence, a devout Christian must avoid astrologers and all impious soothsayers, especially when they tell the truth, for fear of leading his soul into error by consorting with demons and entangling himself with the bonds of such association.
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