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Definition of "religiosity" []

  • The quality of being religious. (noun)
  • Excessive or affected piety. (noun)

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 "religiosity" in a sentence
  • "Ignoring social science research and epidemiological evidence to the contrary, Welner claimed that Khadr's religiosity is a sign of future dangerousness, In fact, research has conclusively found the opposite: religious belief and membership in a community are reliable predictors for rehabilitation."
  • "Yet secular values are transforming this part of the world, too, and as they do, religiosity is declining."
  • "I think this stems from the fact that inside the beltway religiosity is in short display."