religiosity

[ ri-lij-ee-os-i-tee ]
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noun
  1. the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness.

  2. affected or excessive devotion to religion.

Origin of religiosity

1
1350–1400; Middle English religiosite<Latin religiōsitās, equivalent to religiōs(us) religious + -itās-ity

Other words from religiosity

  • an·ti·re·lig·i·os·i·ty, noun
  • o·ver·re·li·gi·os·i·ty, noun

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