noun, plural re·li·gious.
- religion, freedom of,
- religious house,
- religious order,
- religious right,
Origin of religious
Examples from the Web for ultra-religious
Meanwhile Chabad, the ultra-religious Jewish organization, sent emissaries to argue the opposite.A Jewish Ex-Con Recalls Keeping Kosher with the Faithful in Prison|Daniel Genis|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What happens when ultra-religious neocon Michele Bachmann co-hosts a town-hall meeting with anti-authority libertarian Ron Paul?
Is there any place for libertarians in the ultra-religious Republican Party?
Ultra-religious, ul′tra-re-lij′us, adj. excessively religious.
- pious; devout; godly
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the religious
c.1200, "devout, pious, imbued with or expressive of religious devotion," from Anglo-French religius, Old French religious (12c., Modern French religieux) and directly from Latin religiosus, from religio (see religion). Meaning "pertaining to religion" is from 1530s. Transferred sense of "scrupulous, exact" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Religiousness.