noun, plural re·li·gious.
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Example sentences from the Web for religious
Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.
Of course, the study makes a point of separating the religiously conservative from the politically conservative.Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side|Aurora Snow|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It gets even more complicated on “Level 3,” religiously affiliated organizations.
I still have family friends who watch My Cousin Vinny religiously.My Lunch with Marisa Tomei: The Actress on ‘The Realistic Joneses,’ ‘Girls,’ and de Blasio’s NYC|Marlow Stern|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I watched Laguna Beach, and both of its subsidiaries—The Hills and The City—religiously.Living Like ‘The Hills’: Kristin Cavallari, Lauren Conrad, and the Phenomenon of Our Current ‘Tastemakers’|Erin Cunningham|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This compact was religiously adhered to during the summer and fall.John Brown, Soldier of Fortune|Hill Peebles Wilson
The pestilence ceased, and from that time the vow has been most religiously observed among that secluded and enthusiastic people.
The year 1759 had been marked by one of those great events, the memory of which is religiously preserved in scientific history.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men|Francois Arago
A woman is religiously forbidden to taste of anything in the shape of eatables before it is given to a man.The Hindoos as they Are|Shib Chunder Bose
But this secret was unknown to every one save the manager, and he kept it religiously.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for religious
- pious; devout; godly
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the religious