Definition for DE-VOUT'

DE-VOUT', a. [It. devoto; Fr. devot; L. devotus. See Devote.]

  1. Yielding a solemn and reverential attention to God in religious exercises, particularly in prayer. We must be constant and devout the worship of God. – Rogers.
  2. Pious; devoted to religion; religious. Simeon was a just man and devout. – Luke ii. Devout men carried Stephen to his burial. – Acts viii.
  3. Expressing devotion or piety; as, with eyes devout. – Milton.
  4. Sincere; solemn; earnest; as, you have my devout wishes for your safety.

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