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religiose

[ri-lij-ee-ohs, -lij-ee-ohs] /rɪˌlɪdʒ iˈoʊs, -ˈlɪdʒ iˌoʊs/
adjective
1.
characterized by religiosity.
Origin of religiose
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin religiōsus; see religious
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Historical Examples
  • But the gloomiest feature of Socialism is a renaissance of the religiose spirit and all the disadvantages it entails.

    Anarchism E. V. Zenker
  • Olim religiose viro Fratri Benedicto prdecessori tuo in eodem inquisitionis officio post salutem scripsisse dicimur in hc verba.

British Dictionary definitions for religiose

religiose

/rɪˈlɪdʒɪˌəʊs/
adjective
1.
affectedly or extremely pious; sanctimoniously religious
Derived Forms
religiosely, adverb
religiosity (rɪˌlɪdʒɪˈɒsɪtɪ) noun
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