- given to, characterized by, or expressive of prayer; devout.
Origin of prayerful
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pious, godly, reverent.
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Examples from the Web for prayerfully
In 1962 only a single flock could be found, which was prayerfully coddled, fed, raised, and reintroduced.Why Do We Save Some Species and Let Others Get Devastated?
Melissa Holbrook Pierson
May 21, 2013
Deep faith may resonate in our position, but it is the ethic of love that forces us to prayerfully reexamine our position.Moss to African-American Clergy: Don’t Abandon Obama Over Same-Sex Marriage
Otis Moss III
May 15, 2012
Prayerfully I considered my situation and asked God's help to direct me.Biography of a Slave
Let each choose his own road deliberately, prayerfully, with open eyes.Quiet Talks on Power
Here he had prayerfully and carefully completed the outline of his sermon.The Kentucky Ranger
Edward T. Curnick
Long, anxiously, and prayerfully did that mother and sister wait for his return.Wild Bill's Last Trail
We should ponder them deeply and prayerfully; they are of immense value.Notes on the Book of Leviticus
C. H. Mackintosh
- inclined to or characterized by prayer
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Word Origin and History for prayerfully
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