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devout adj
1 devoutly religious; "a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken [syn: god-fearing, pious]
2 earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences" [syn: dear, earnest, heartfelt]

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English

Adjective

  1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
  2. Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.
  3. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare.

Noun

  1. A devotee.
  2. A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

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Extensive Definition

Devotion, devotional, or devotee may refer to:
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