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Definition of Devout


  1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
  2. Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.
  3. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare.
  4. A devotee.
  5. A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

Devout Quotations

It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable civil and religious blessings with which we are favored.
James K. Polk

Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
Joseph Addison

If you look within the United States, religion seems to make you a better person. Yet atheist societies do very well - better, in many ways, than devout ones.
Paul Bloom

The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Abraham Lincoln

If you take a print magazine with a million person circulation, and a blog with a devout readership of 1 million, for the purpose of selling anything that can be sold online, the blog is infinitely more powerful, because it's only a click away.
Timothy Ferriss
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Devout Translations

devout in Norwegian is from
devout in Spanish is devoto
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