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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·vout /dɪˈvaʊt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·vout a.
 1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious.
    A devout man, and one that feared God.   --Acts x. 2.
    We must be constant and devout in the worship of God.   --Rogers.
 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.
 The devout, devoutly religious persons, those who are sincerely pious.
 Syn: -- Holy; pure; religious; prayerful; pious; earnest; reverent; solemn; sincere.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·vout, n.
 1. A devotee. [Obs.]
 2. A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: devoutly religious; "a god-fearing and law-abiding people"
             H.L.Mencken [syn: god-fearing, pious]
      2: earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their
         success"; "heartfelt condolences" [syn: dear, earnest,