- 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 undevoted
There were also kitchen-gardens, and some acres of land, as yet undevoted to any special purpose, at the back of the house.Daddy's Girl
L. T. Meade
- 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 undevoted
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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