noun, plural re·li·gious.
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Origin of religious
SYNONYMS FOR religious
synonym study for religious
OTHER WORDS FROM religious
Example sentences from the Web for religious
In the treasures of wisdom is understanding, and religiousness of knowledge: but to sinners wisdom is an abomination.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There is a great deal of so-called religious exercise and activity, attempts to produce more "religiousness," as it is termed.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
The initiate lives in an atmosphere charged with religiousness, and it is as though he were impregnated with it himself.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
How plainly it tells of religiousness and perhaps of fanaticism!The Redemption of David Corson|Charles Frederic Goss
Religiousness may be at times but a cloak for moral laxity, and to some rite is more than right.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke|Henry Burton
British Dictionary definitions for religious
- pious; devout; godly
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the religious