adjective, de·vout·er, de·vout·est.
Origin of devout
Synonyms for devout
Antonyms for devout
Related Words for devoutnessreligiosity, piety, holiness, godliness, pietism, reverence, piousness, devotion, spirituality
Examples from the Web for devoutness
Historical Examples of devoutness
A feeling of devoutness does not cover at all the sense I mean.
Religion isn't a feeling of piety or devoutness; it is action.
And you wish me to believe in the devoutness of that man's daughter!Cosmopolis, Complete
He was struck by the strange contrast of devoutness and love of liberty.
There was nothing to say against the devoutness of M. de Moirod.
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).