devout


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Synonyms for devout

deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion

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deeply religious

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Between him and his mother was the most perfect sympathy, for secretly the lady was herself a devout disciple of the late and great Myron Bayne, though with the tact so generally and justly admired in her sex (despite the hardy calumniators who insist that it is essentially the same thing as cunning) she had always taken care to conceal her weakness from all eyes but those of him who shared it.
Having relieved himself of that devout aspiration, he took up the tray again, and decided on letting the turtle-doves have their dinner.
Bishopriggs clapped the cover on the dish again, with a countenance expressive of devout horror.
To persons of my devout turn of mind she is an awful warning.
Something in the cure's tones brought a thrill to Genestas' heart, and the two insignificant words uttered by this stranger priest plunged him into musings that were almost devout.
Malmesbury had made her his best bow; Walpole had pronounced her charming; Devonshire had been almost jealous of her; but she was scared by the wild pleasures and gaieties of the society into which she was flung, and after she had borne a couple of sons, shrank away into a life of devout seclusion.
Neither divine allowed himself to be conquered, and though the fond mother hoped that her youngest and favourite son would be reconciled to her church--his mother church--a sad and awful disappointment awaited the devout lady--a disappointment which seemed to be a judgement upon her for the sin of her marriage.
Levin remembered that when Nikolay had been in the devout stage, the period of fasts and monks and church services, when he was seeking in religion a support and a curb for his passionate temperament, everyone, far from encouraging him, had jeered at him, and he, too, with the others.
I remember with devout thankfulness that I can never be much nearer parting company with my readers for ever, than I was then, until there shall be written against my life, the two words with which I have this day closed this book:--THE END.
NNA - Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi stressed that the devout shall remain steadfast in the face of the storm because they are deeply rooted to their land.
Although there were and still are controversies about the boundaries of that ban, most devout Muslims consider dealing with any kind of interest based instrument as against the wishes of God.
Devout Hindu devotees chanted the name of Lord Shiva as they left for the base camp from Jammu.
A DEVOUT church-goer was beaten and stabbed to death in his own home yesterday in a row over a game of chess.
A DEVOUT churchgoer was beaten and stabbed to death in his own home yesterday in a row over a chess game.
He informed the mother that he wants his children to be raised as devout Muslims.