adjective, de·vout·er, de·vout·est.
Origin of devout
Examples from the Web for devoutly
One of the most devoutly sought goals for which the Brits travel to the United States is rehabilitation.The Reinvention of Prince Harry: Why His U.S. Visit Is a Huge Success|Tom Sykes|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In an obscure, devoutly Muslim ethnic group in Indonesia, women are revered—and own key land and property.
Moreover, killing bin Laden gave him the consummation he most devoutly wished, namely a fast-track to paradise.
Politically conservative and devoutly religious, my parents are the antithesis to Cyrus in every way.
Ever the good church lady, she folds her body into devoutly prayerful form, on cue.
That she has desisted is a mercy for which man may be devoutly thankful.The History of "Punch"|M. H. Spielmann
No, the magician believes just as devoutly as the theologian.The Magic of the Middle Ages|Viktor Rydberg
And Flora devoutly kissed her, then gossipped pleasantly about the other guests and the people in the neighborhood.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It is devoutly to be hoped that a similar system will ere long be in vogue in the towns of our own country.
Old Hannah had one friend whom she devoutly believed could accomplish this.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln|Ward H. Lamon
Word Origin for devout
early 13c., from Old French devot "pious, devoted, assiduous," from Latin devotus "given up by vow, devoted," past participle of devovere "dedicate by vow" (see devotion).