- zealous or ardent in attachment, loyalty, or affection: a devoted friend.
Origin of devoted
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faithful, constant, loyal, devout.
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Examples from the Web for devotedly
With regard to myself, I wish to also devotedly serve the Holy Church of God in the future through a life dedicated to prayer.Pope Benedict XVI Resigns
February 11, 2013
When I was twenty I could have loved him devotedly, I believe.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
She did not work as devotedly as she had hoped to do, nor did she become a recluse from society.One Day's Courtship
How he pressed the trembling little hand in his, and how devotedly he answered, "I will."Southern Lights and Shadows
He loved her truly and devotedly, after his own mad-headed fashion.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
Either do your work skilfully, devotedly, earnestly, or do it not.The Book of Khalid
- feeling or demonstrating loyalty or devotion; ardent; devout
- (postpositive foll by to) set apart, dedicated, or consecrated
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Word Origin and History for devotedly
1590s, "set apart by a vow," past participle adjective from devote (v.). Meaning "characterized by devotion" is from c.1600. Related: Devotedly.
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