[ ri-lij-uhs-lee ]
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  1. in a way that is related to or concerned with religion: We believe matters of faith should be handled by religiously educated staff.

  2. faithfully, sincerely, and with pious devotion:The tribe religiously observes the rite of ancestral veneration as an integral part of their cultural heritage.

  1. with scrupulous or conscientious regularity or diligence:Initially I took composting very seriously; I made a perfectly square pair of bins for composting and turned my piles religiously.

  2. habitually or without fail:Religiously, every Saturday night, I recorded my favorite comedy show on BBC Radio.

Origin of religiously


Other words from religiously

  • an·ti·re·li·gious·ly, adverb
  • non·re·li·gious·ly, adverb
  • o·ver·re·li·gious·ly, adverb
  • pseu·do·re·li·gious·ly, adverb
  • qua·si-re·li·gious·ly, adverb
  • ul·tra·re·li·gious·ly, adverb

Words Nearby religiously Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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