devoutly


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de·vout

 (dĭ-vout′)
adj. de·vout·er, de·vout·est
1.
a. Devoted to a religion or to the fulfillment of religious obligations: a devout Catholic.
b. Characterized by religious devotion or piety: devout observance of the holy days.
2.
a. Fervently believing in or advocating an ideology or position: a devout socialist.
b. Fervent or earnest: devout wishes for their success.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dēvōtus, past participle of dēvovēre, to vow; see devote.]

de·vout′ly adv.
de·vout′ness n.
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Adv.1.devoutly - in a devout and pious manner; "she was devoutly Catholic"

devoutly

Translations

devoutly

[dɪˈvaʊtlɪ] ADV [pray] → con devoción; [hope, wish] → de todo corazón; [believe] → fervientemente
devoutly religiousmuy religioso

devoutly

adv
(Rel, +adj) → tief; (+vb) → fromm; devoutly religioustiefreligiös; a devoutly Christian princeein frommer christlicher Prinz; he devoutly followed the Catholic faither blieb dem katholischen Glauben treu
(= sincerely) believeernsthaft; wishsehnlich; hopeinständig

devoutly

[dɪˈvaʊtlɪ] adv (frm) (wish, hope) → fervidamente; (live, pray) → devotamente
References in classic literature ?
Blifil assured him he had no such guard; and then proceeded to discourse so wisely and religiously on love and marriage, that he would have stopt the mouth of a parent much less devoutly inclined than was his uncle.
But the old lady, before Parfen had time to touch her, raised her right hand, and, with three fingers held up, devoutly made the sign of the cross three times over the prince.
Besides, to this day, the highly enlightened Turks devoutly believe in the historical story of Jonah.
Reference to my diary shows this to have been a chequered day--much in it to be devoutly regretted, much in it to be devoutly thankful for.
His means increased rapidly; serfs from neighboring estates came to beg him to buy them, and long after his death the memory of his administration was devoutly preserved among the serfs.
Bracebridge Hall', though I read it devoutly, and with a full sense that it would be very 'comme il faut' to like it.
This fine old robber-knight was a devoutly and sincerely religious man, hospitable, charitable to the poor, fearless in fight, active, enterprising, and possessed of a large and generous nature.
I lay down flat in the bottom of that wretched skiff and devoutly recommended my spirit to its Maker.
Moreover, among Women, we use language implying the utmost deference for their Sex; and they fully believe that the Chief Circle Himself is not more devoutly adored by us than they are: but behind their backs they are both regarded and spoken of -- by all except the very young -- as being little better than "mindless organisms".
Thank goodness, everything is ready at last," breathed Felicity devoutly, as we foregathered for a brief space in the fir wood.
You make me blush,' returned his father gaily, 'for the folly of your nature, in which--but we never know ourselves--I devoutly hope there is no reflection of my own.
This was not a boast, but a hope, at once bold and devoutly humble, that he might bring the Muse(but lately come to Italy from her cloudy Grecian mountains), not to the capital, the palatia Romana, but to his own little I country'; to his father's fields, `sloping down to the river and to the old beech trees with broken tops.