• IPA: /dɪˈvaʊt/
  • (Canada) IPA: /dəˈvʌʊt/

devout (comparative devouter, superlative devoutest)

  1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; pious; extremely religious.
    • 1611 King James Bible, Acts x. 2
      a devout man, and one that feared God
    • We must be constant and devout in the worship of God.
  2. (archaic) Expressing devotion or piety.
    devout sighs; devout eyes; a devout posture
  3. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest.
    devout wishes for one's welfare
Translations Noun

devout (plural devouts)

  1. (obsolete) A devotee.
  2. (obsolete) A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.

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