adjective, de·vout·er, de·vout·est.
Origin of devout
SYNONYMS FOR devout
Examples from the Web for devout
It was a mystery to devout Christians in the early Church, too.
The Austria-based restaurant was first noted by the scholar and monk Albuin, who was a devout follower of Charlemagne.
Alicia is a devout atheist, if devout can be used to describe someone who does not believe in a God.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism|Regina Lizik|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Moravians were an industrious, inventive, highly organized, devout people who valued education for all.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hobby Lobby, which sells arts and crafts materials, is owned by devout Southern Baptists.In Hobby Lobby Ruling, a Court So Wrong in So Many Ways|Sally Kohn|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In another temple monkeys are revered too, careering about the walls and courtyards and being fed by the curious and the devout.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
He was tall and pale and his large brown eyes had the tranquillity of a devout faith in them.The Valley of Vision|Henry Van Dyke
My liberal friends condemn my devout and religious poems as "aiding superstition."Poems of Passion|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Yet the devout villagers, in their appeal for spiritual aid, did not forget the importance of temporal weapons.Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)|Charles Morris
This religious was very learned and devout, and took especial care of his soul.