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Definition of devout adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

devout

adjective
/dɪˈvaʊt/ devout pronunciation American
 
(of a person) believing strongly in a particular religion and obeying its laws and practicesa devout Christian/Muslim devoutly
devoutly pronunciation American
adverba devoutly Catholic regionShe devoutly (= very strongly) hoped he was telling the truth.