- the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness.
- affected or excessive devotion to religion.
Origin of religiosity
Related Words for religiositypiety, devoutness, faithfulness, earnestness, allegiance, sanctity, intensity, sincerity, love, fidelity, worship, adoration, fealty, service, religiousness, passion, attachment, fervor, deference, enthusiasm
Examples from the Web for religiosity
Contemporary Examples of religiosity
For Jews of varying degrees of religiosity, the Birthright trip to Israel is exhilarating but overwhelming.My Unexpected Birthright Experience
September 26, 2013
Europeans are often mystified at the religiosity of Americans.Why Is American Politics So Religious and Divisive?
Jordan Michael Smith
March 30, 2013
But in South Africa, the transition is even more dramatic because the growth of religiosity has been even more dramatic.The Israel Debate In South Africa
January 29, 2013
Bennett is genteel, an elite solider, someone who is as comfortable with secularism as he is with his religiosity.Why I Like Naftali Bennett
January 17, 2013
But Cain wrapped himself in every sartorial cliché about authority, pecking order, and religiosity.Herman Cain's Power Suit
November 4, 2011
Historical Examples of religiosity
They satisfied the taste of the people for religiosity, if not religion.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
Your morality—or rather I should say your religiosity—is beyond me, Baltic.'The Bishop's Secret
With religiosity, if it was centred on self, she had no sympathy.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2
Edward Tyas Cook
It is open to invasion by strange and uncouth forms of religiosity.The Spirit of America
Henry Van Dyke
The Greek, in a word, had only his philosophies to offer to the religiosity of the East.The Ancient East
D. G. Hogarh
Word Origin and History for religiosity
late 14c., from Old French religiosete and directly from Late Latin religiositas "religiousness," from religiosus (see religious).