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 ?
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.
Besides, to this day, the highly enlightened Turks devoutly believe in the historical story of Jonah.
O yes, Mas'r," said Topsy, with another twinkle, her hands still devoutly folded.
So they took it, hand- ling it as cautiously and devoutly as if it had been some holy thing come from some supernatural region; and gently felt of its texture, caressed its pleasant smooth surface with lingering touch, and scanned the mysterious characters with fascinated eyes.
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.
A' flesh is grass," continued the coachman, exhaling an additional puff of whisky, and looking up devoutly at the ceiling.
Devoutly thankful to Heaven for his recovered self-possession, he thought, "There is but another now," and turned to walk again.
Neither clock nor weather-glass is ever right; but we believe in both, devoutly.
Once for all; I loved her none the less because I knew it, and it had no more influence in restraining me, than if I had devoutly believed her to be human perfection.
The Prior of Jorvaulx crossed himself and repeated a pater noster, in which all devoutly joined, excepting the Jew, the Mahomedans, and the Templar; the latter of whom, without vailing his bonnet, or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic, took from his neck a gold chain, which he flung on the board, saying ``Let Prior Aymer hold my pledge and that of this nameless vagrant, in token that when the Knight of Ivanhoe comes within the four seas of Britain, he underlies the challenge of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, which, if he answer not, I will proclaim him as a coward on the walls of every Temple Court in Europe.
I lay down flat in the bottom of that wretched skiff and devoutly recommended my spirit to its Maker.
He attacked like an angry lion, but he was met by a tap on the mouth from the button of the licentiate's sword that checked him in the midst of his furious onset, and made him kiss it as if it were a relic, though not as devoutly as relics are and ought to he kissed.