What does devout mean?

Definitions for devout
dɪˈvaʊtde·vout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devout, god-fearing(adj)

    deeply religious

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

  2. dear, devout, earnest, heartfelt(adj)

    earnest

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

Wiktionary

  1. devout(Noun)

    A devotee.

  2. devout(Noun)

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

  3. devout(Adjective)

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

  4. devout(Adjective)

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

  5. devout(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devout(verb)

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

  2. Devout(verb)

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

  3. Devout(verb)

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

  4. Devout(noun)

    a devotee

  5. Devout(noun)

    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. Thomas Carlyle:

    A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, 'tis hard to draw them thence So sweet is zealous contemplation.

  3. Jakeem Tyler:

    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.

  4. Saint Augustine:

    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.

  5. Thomas a Kempis:

    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.

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