"a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
dear, devout, earnest, heartfelt(adj)
"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.
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
Examples of devout in a Sentence
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.
The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice; rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.
To them that ask, where have you seen the gods, or how do you know for certain there are gods, that you are so devout in their worship I answer Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it.
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.
A black crow does not become a white dove by putting on its body the same color dress or paint; Similarly, a self-indulgent wearing any colour of devout outfit and giving a sermon in a soft, seamless and sweet accent to a large number of selfish disciples does not become a spiritual master or saint.
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