Definition Of devout

adjective

having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment.

she was a devout Catholic

Example Of devout

  • A meal here is a devout religious observance, and also a session of psychotherapy.

  • All of which grounds him in a conventionally moral and religiously devout realm.

  • Although a devout Sikh, he took part in religious acts with Muslims and Hindus as well.

  • As best I can tell, the Boy Scouts are open to anyone who says they're religious, regardless of the religion, and regardless of the degree of devoutness .

  • As one rabbi notes, once you see the sincerity and devoutness in a person, it's no longer possible to demonize and dehumanize their behaviour; you can only love and help.


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