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Devout

1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; absorbed in religious exercises; given to devotion; pious; reverent; religious. A devout man, and one that feared god. (acts x. 2) We must be constant and devout in the worship of god. (Rogers)

2. Expressing devotion or piety; as, eyes devout; sighs devout; a devout posture.

3. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest; as, devout wishes for one's welfare. The devout, devoutly religious persons, those who are sincerely pious.

Synonym: holy, pure, religious, prayerful, pious, earnest, reverent, solemn, sincere.

Origin: oe. Devot, devout, f. Devot, from L. Devotus devoted, p. P. Of devovere. See devote.


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... organ; and We breathed into it from Our rooh ; and she testified to the truth of the words of her Lord and of His Revelations, and was one of the devout (servants).” (Q. 66:12). The entire phenomenon resembles teleportation event in which biological information transmitted by God materialized ...

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... folks to repeat themselves again (and again). Natural selection is the real deal, and Dawkins outlines exactly how and why, with examples even a devout creationist will find hard to argue against (alas, I fear they will still try). With former Bishops, countless scientists and even a few creationists ...

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by Peanutgal
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:17 pm
 
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by jyaron
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... creation, the divine will. [Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf Vol. 2 Chapter 10] In the ranks of the movement [National Socialist movement], the most devout Protestant could sit beside the most devout Catholic, without coming into the slightest conflict with his religious convictions. The mighty common ...

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... true? It is a tad ignorant to write off religious belief as the sole work of parental figures. My family sincerely lacked faith, and yet I am very devout. I came to my faith through my own investigation, after I took a good, long hard look at the evidence and realized that the evidence really does ...

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