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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devoutly, piouslyadverb

    in a devout and pious manner

    "she was devoutly Catholic"


  1. devoutlyadverb

    In a devout manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Devoutlyadverb

    Piously; with ardent devotion; religiously.

    Etymology: from devout.

    Her grace rose, and with modest paces
    Came to the altar, where she kneel’d; and, saint-like,
    Cast her fair eyes to heav’n, and pray’d devoutly. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.

    One of the wise men of the society of Solomon’s house, having a while attentively and devoutly viewed and contemplated this pillar and cross, fell down upon his face. Francis Bacon.

    Her twilights were more clear than our mid-day,
    She dreamt devoutlier than most use to pray;
    Who being here fill’d with grace, yet strove to be
    Both where more grace and more capacity
    At once is given. John Donne.

    Think, O my soul, devoutly think,
    How, with affrighted eyes,
    Thou saw’st the wide extended deep
    In all its horrors rise! Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 490.

    To second causes we seem to trust, without expressing, so devoutly as we ought to do, our dependance on the first. Francis Atterbury.


  1. devoutly

    Devoutly is an adverb that describes performing actions with deep religious or moral commitment, sincerity, and fervor. It can also refer to doing something earnestly or passionately. It is commonly used in spiritual or religious contexts, but can be applied to any situation where there is a deep, serious dedication towards something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devoutlyadverb

    in a devout and reverent manner; with devout emotions; piously

  2. Devoutlyadverb

    sincerely; solemnly; earnestly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devoutly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devoutly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of devoutly in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Newsom:

    All of that could be impacted by someone like a Larry Elder who has been devoutly for decades opposed to( Roe v. Wade), who doesn't believe in a glass ceiling, doesn't believe that women are as smart as men.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull facilities can comprehend only in the most primitive forms--this knowledge, this feeling, is at the center of true religiousness. In this sense, and in this sense only, I belong to the ranks of the devoutly religious men.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    He studied the law, like his dad, even choosing the same law school. He chased a life of public service, like his dad, serving in Iraq and as Delaware’s Attorney General, like his dad, Beau was a good, big-hearted, devoutly Catholic and deeply faithful man, who made a difference in the lives of all he touched, and he lives on in their hearts.

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