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Definition of "devout" []

  • Devoted to religion or to the fulfillment of religious obligations. See Synonyms at religious. (adjective)
  • Displaying reverence or piety. (adjective)
  • Sincere; earnest: devout wishes for their success. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "devout" in a sentence
  • "They appreciate devout truths in devout language (I Con 2.13 RSV marginal)."
  • "Believers ought to assimilate how a assorted tools of their being work or they shall not be equates to to thoughts a devout from a soulical."
  • "This component contingency not be neglected in devout work."