Definition for DE-VOUT'LY

DE-VOUT'LY, adv.

  1. With solemn attention and reverence to God; with ardent devotion. He was devoutly engaged in prayer. – Anon.
  2. Piously; religiously; with pious thoughts; as, he viewed the cross devoutly.
  3. Sincerely; solemnly; earnestly; as, a consummation devoutly to be wished.

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