"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
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, 'tis hard to draw them thence So sweet is zealous contemplation.
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.
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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