devoutness

  • 1 Devoutness — De*vout ness, n. Quality or state of being devout. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 devoutness — index adhesion (loyalty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 devoutness — devout ► ADJECTIVE 1) deeply religious. 2) earnestly sincere: my devout hope. DERIVATIVES devoutly adverb devoutness noun. ORIGIN Latin devotus devoted , from devovere consecrate …

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  • 4 devoutness — noun see devout …

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  • 5 devoutness — See devoutly. * * * …

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  • 6 devoutness — noun The state or quality of being devout …

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  • 7 devoutness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of often extreme religious ardour: devotion, pietism, piety, piousness, religionism, religiosity, religiousness. See RELIGION …

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  • 8 devoutness — de vout·ness || nɪs n. reverence, piousness, devotion to religion; seriousness, intenseness …

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  • 9 devoutness — de·vout·ness …

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  • 10 devoutness — noun piety by virtue of being devout • Syn: ↑religiousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑religious (for: ↑religiousness), ↑devout • Hypernyms: ↑piety …

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  • 11 fear of God — devoutness, awe of the almighty …

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  • 12 piety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Devoutness Nouns 1. piety, piousness, devoutness; religion, theism, faith, belief; religiousness, holiness, saintliness; reverence, worship, veneration, devotion; grace, unction, edification; sanctity,… …

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  • 13 Days of devotion — Devotion De*vo tion, n. [F. d[ e]votion, L. devotio.] 1. The act of devoting; consecration. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God… …

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  • 14 Devotion — De*vo tion, n. [F. d[ e]votion, L. devotio.] 1. The act of devoting; consecration. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being devoted; addiction; eager inclination; strong attachment love or affection; zeal; especially, feelings toward God… …

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  • 15 devotion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dedication; piety, godliness; affection, love; (pl.) prayers, worship. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. allegiance, service, consecration, dedication, commitment, devotedness, adoration, piety, zeal, ardor,… …

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  • 16 Sanctimony — Sanc ti*mo*ny, n. [L. sanctimonia, fr. sanctus holy: cf. OF. sanctimonie. See {Saint}.] Holiness; devoutness; scrupulous austerity; sanctity; especially, outward or artificial saintliness; assumed or pretended holiness; hypocritical devoutness.… …

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  • 17 religion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) System of faith Nouns 1. religion, faith; theology, isagogics, divinity, deism, theism, monotheism, ditheism, polytheism, pantheism; liberation theology; scientific creationism; hagiology; belief, truth …

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  • 18 devotion — n. 1. Consecration, dedication. 2. Piety, religion, devoutness, religiousness, devotedness, holiness, sanctity, saintliness, godliness. 3. [Usually in pl.] Worship, adoration, prayer, devoutness. 4. Attachment, affection, love. 5. Ardor,… …

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  • 19 devout — [di vout′] adj. [ME < OFr devot < L devotus, devoted (in LL(Ec), devout): see DEVOTE] 1. very religious; pious 2. showing reverence 3. earnest; sincere; heartfelt devoutly adv. devoutness n. SYN. DEVOUT implies sincere, worshipful devotion… …

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  • 20 religiousness — noun 1. piety by virtue of being devout (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑devoutness • Derivationally related forms: ↑religious, ↑devout (for: ↑devoutness) • …

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