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religiose

[ri-lij-ee-ohs, -lij-ee-ohs]
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adjective
  1. characterized by religiosity.

Origin of religiose

1850–55; < Latin religiōsus; see religious
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Examples from the Web for religiose

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

adjective
  1. affectedly or extremely pious; sanctimoniously religious
Derived Formsreligiosely, adverbreligiosity (rɪˌlɪdʒɪˈɒsɪtɪ), noun
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