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American English: /dəˈvaʊt/
British English: /dɪˈvaʊt/

Translation of devout in Spanish:


  • 1 (Religion) she is very devout
    es muy devota or piadosa
    she is a devout Catholic
    es muy católica
    Example sentences
    • The kirpan has deep religious significance to devout Sikhs and is not a weapon.
    • So we have an enormous amount of evidence of widespread religious behaviour and of devout behaviour as well.
    • When I was brought back to faith it was through the prayers of my devout mother.
  • 2 (earnest) [formal] (before noun)
    it is my devout wish that …
    es mi más sincero deseo que …
    Example sentences
    • Few espouse political ideologies of any sort, since devout beliefs can impede one's effectiveness as a peacekeeper.
    • Here's a sort of companion post to the previous one, in being about some of the things said and done in the name of devout belief.
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