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devout

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈvaʊt/
extremely religious: a devout Catholic/MuslimWorshipping a god
devoutly adverb
Translations of “devout”
in Korean 독실한…
in Arabic تَقِي…
in French dévot, fervent…
in Turkish dindar, dinine bağlı…
in Italian devoto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虔誠的,忠實於某宗教的…
in Russian благочестивый…
in Polish pobożny…
in Spanish devoto, sincero…
in Portuguese devoto, piedoso…
in German fromm, herzlich…
in Catalan devot…
in Japanese 敬けんな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虔诚的,忠实于某宗教的…
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