devoted

[ dih-voh-tid ]
/ dɪˈvoʊ tɪd /

adjective

zealous or ardent in attachment, loyalty, or affection: a devoted friend.

Origin of devoted

First recorded in 1585–95; devote + -ed2
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devoted

/ (dɪˈvəʊtɪd) /

adjective

feeling or demonstrating loyalty or devotion; ardent; devout
(postpositive foll by to) set apart, dedicated, or consecrated
Derived Formsdevotedly, adverbdevotedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for devotedly

devoted


adj.

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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