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