Translation of devout in Spanish:

devout

Pronunciation: /dɪˈvaʊt/

adj

  • 1.1 [Relig] devoto, piadoso she is very devout es muy devota or piadosa she is a devout Catholic es muy católica
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    • 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.
    1.2 (earnest) [formal] (before n) [supporter] ferviente it is my devout wish that … es mi más sincero deseo que …
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    • 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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