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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

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

I never force myself to be devout except when I feel so inspired, and never compose hymns of prayers unless I feel within me real and true devotion.
Franz Schubert

Your meditations may be as profound, as exalted, as devout as you like; you may practise every pious exercise you can manage, but all this is as nothing in comparison with the Blessed Sacrament. What we do may be godly, but this sacrament is God Himself!
Johannes Tauler

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

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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