[ US /dɪˈvaʊtɫi/ ]
[ UK /dɪvˈa‍ʊtli/ ]
  1. in a devout and pious manner
    she was devoutly Catholic
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How To Use devoutly In A Sentence

  • But also most importantly she was struck by how he had embraced devoutly the Islamic faith.
  • So he devoutly wished that whomever his son was lucky or foolish enough to fall in love with would have plenty of money. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
  • Here you'll see people who thrashed their backs, shredding into tender flesh and sketching blood. 85% of the population here in the Philippines are Roman Catholic, which is why the Easter and Lenten season is devoutly observed. Easter in the Philippines
  • There was a priest of a parish, which was of honest and good life, and could say no mass but mass of our Lady, the which he sang devoutly in the honour of her, wherefore he was accused tofore the bishop, and was anon called tofore him. The Golden Legend, vol. 5
  • I yet live," says the Lord, "ready to help you and to console you more and more, if you trust in Me and call devoutly upon Me. The Imitation of Christ
  • They don't yearn for the radical transformation of bourgeois aspirations devoutly wished by stalwarts.
  • She spoke Yiddish, made blintzes from scratch, and devoutly attended Friday night services every Shabbat.
  • Overcome by drink, asleep in the snow, they silently, but vigorously seized hold of him with an iron grip; a cahot and physical pain having restored him to consciousness, he devoutly crossed himself, and, presto! was hurled into another snow-drift. Picturesque Quebec : a sequel to Quebec past and present
  • He devoutly hoped that they would reach a peaceful agreement.
  • When, over the years, I've causally discussed "religion" with devoutly religious people, they've seemed to seamlessly accept my use of the word "spiritual" -- though, whether they've instantly replaced their own terms when I say "spirit" they think "Jesus" I don't know for sure. Loren-Paul Caplin: Religious vs. Spiritual: Semantics Or Neurotics?
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