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devotional

[ dih-voh-shuh-nl ]
/ dɪˈvoʊ ʃə nl /
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adjective
characterized by devotion.
used in devotions: devotional prayers.
noun
Often devotionals. a short religious service.
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Origin of devotional

First recorded in 1640–50; devotion + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for devotional

devotional
/ (dɪˈvəʊʃənəl) /

adjective
relating to, characterized by, or conducive to devotion
noun
(often plural) a short religious or prayer service

Derived forms of devotional

devotionality or devotionalness, noundevotionally, adverb
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