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devout

  

      adj  
1    deeply religious; reverent  
2    sincere; earnest; heartfelt  
a devout confession     
     (C13: from Old French devot, from Late Latin devotus, from Latin: faithful; see devote)  
  devoutly      adv  
  devoutness      n  
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devout

  
1    godly, holy, orthodox, pious, prayerful, pure, religious, reverent, saintly  
2    ardent, deep, devoted, earnest, fervent, genuine, heartfelt, intense, passionate, profound, serious, sincere, zealous  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    impious, irreligious, irreverent, sacrilegious  
2    indifferent, passive  

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