de'vout·ness || -nɪs n. reverence, piousness, devotion to religion; seriousness, intenseness

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  • devoutness — noun The state or quality of being devout …   Wiktionary

  • devoutness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of often extreme religious ardour: devotion, pietism, piety, piousness, religionism, religiosity, religiousness. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students

  • devoutness — de·vout·ness …   English syllables

  • devoutness — noun piety by virtue of being devout • Syn: ↑religiousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑religious (for: ↑religiousness), ↑devout • Hypernyms: ↑piety …   Useful english dictionary

  • fear of God — devoutness, awe of the almighty …   English contemporary dictionary

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