[ ri-lij-ee-os-i-tee ]
/ rɪˌlɪdʒ iˈɒs ɪ ti /


the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness.
affected or excessive devotion to religion.


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Origin of religiosity

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, nouno·ver·re·li·gi·os·i·ty, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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