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.]