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Definition of Devout

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

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

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

Mom was always doing something for somebody. She came from a Czech background, one that made her a devout Catholic and gave her a strong belief in the family.
Eugene Cernan

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

To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.
Sri Aurobindo
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Devout Translations

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devout in Spanish is devoto
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