religiose

[ri-lij-ee-ohs, -lij-ee-ohs]
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adjective

characterized by religiosity.

Nearby words

  1. religieuse,
  2. religieux,
  3. religion,
  4. religion, freedom of,
  5. religionism,
  6. religiosity,
  7. religious,
  8. religious house,
  9. religious order,
  10. religious right

Origin of religiose

1850–55; < Latin religiōsus; see religious

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Examples from the Web for religiose

  • But the gloomiest feature of Socialism is a renaissance of the religiose spirit and all the disadvantages it entails.

    Anarchism|E. V. Zenker
  • Olim religiose viro Fratri Benedicto prdecessori tuo in eodem inquisitionis officio post salutem scripsisse dicimur in hc verba.



British Dictionary definitions for religiose

religiose

adjective

affectedly or extremely pious; sanctimoniously religious
Derived Formsreligiosely, adverbreligiosity (rɪˌlɪdʒɪˈɒsɪtɪ), noun

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