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Devout


DEVOUT, adjective [Latin See Devote.]

1. Yielding a solemn and reverential attention to God in religious exercises, particularly in prayer.

We must be constant and devout in the worship of God.

2. Pious; devoted to religion; religious.

Simeon was a just man and devout Luke 2:25.

DEVOUT men carried Stephen to his burial. Acts 8:2.

3. Expressing devotion or piety; as, with eyes devout

4. Sincere; solemn; earnest; as, you have my devout wishes for your safety.

DEVOUT, noun A devotee. [Not used.]