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Synonyms for religious

deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion

in the service or worship of God or a god

of or relating to a church or to an established religion

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a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church

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having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity

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of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows

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extremely scrupulous and conscientious

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This resolution can be a ground of surprise only to those who are unacquainted with that obscure religious life which has gone on in the alleys of our towns.
In many instances, the conviction of religious obligation formed one and a powerful inducement of the adventures; but in none, excepting the settlement at Plymouth, did they constitute the sole and exclusive actuating cause.
Meantime, those of the Puritans who remained in England continued to suffer grievous persecution on account of their religious opinions.
Preparatory to the chase, they performed some religious rites, and offered up to the Great Spirit a few short prayers for safety and success; then, having received the blessings of their wives, they leaped upon their horses and departed, leaving the whole party of Christian spectators amazed and rebuked by this lesson of faith and dependence on a supreme and benevolent Being.
ALTHOUGH I had been baffled in my attempts to learn the origin of the Feast of Calabashes, yet it seemed very plain to me that it was principally, if not wholly, of a religious character.
He was a man not merely religious, but devout; a firm believer--not as the phrase is now elusively construed by theological thimble-riggers in the Church and out of it, but in the old and ardent sense of the Evangelical school: one who could
Democracy is better for us, because the religious sentiment of the present time accords better with it.
The popular drapery hardly permits the religious skeleton to be suspected.
The poetry of the sun has something of the epic in it; that of fog and mist is elegiac and religious.
Handed down through countless ages it had come to her as a heritage and an insignia of her religious office and regal authority from some long-dead progenitor of lost and forgotten Atlantis.
A REVIVALIST who had fallen dead in the pulpit from too violent religious exercise was astonished to wake up in Hades.
the religious scruples of the last newspaper in which a part of the
In addition to the labor troubles, and the discontent of the farmers and of the remnant of the middle class, a religious revival had blazed up.
And as was natural when religion was more and more being mixed with politics, when life was forcing people to think about religion whether they would or not, many of these lyric poets were religious poets.
Many different forms, both religious and secular, including the religious drama.