"devout" Definition

  1. v. t. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
  2. v. t. Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.
  3. v. t. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare.
  4. n. A devotee.
  5. n. A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

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Position in dictionary: 26871 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t., n., n.,
Words that start with "devout": 5
Words that end with "devout": 2
Words that contain "devout": 6
Next words in dictionary: devoutful, devoutless, devoutly, devoutness, devove, devow, devulgarize, dew, dew-point, dewberry
Previous words in dictionary: devouringly, devouring, devourer, devoured, devourable, devour, devotor, devoto, devotionist, devotionally

English Dictionary Definition of devout

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