religiosity


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re·li·gi·os·i·ty

 (rĭ-lĭj′ē-ŏs′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality of being religious.
2. Excessive or affected piety.

re•li•gi•os•i•ty

(rɪˌlɪdʒ iˈɒs ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness.
2. affected or excessive devotion to religion.
[1350–1400; religiosite < Latin religiōsitās <religiōsus religious]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.religiosity - exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
devoutness, religiousness - piety by virtue of being devout

religiosity

noun
A state of often extreme religious ardour:
Translations

religiosity

[rɪˌlɪdʒɪˈɒsɪtɪ] Nreligiosidad f

religiosity

nFrömmlertum nt
References in classic literature ?
Once I ventured gently to chaff her about this religiosity of hers.
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By analyzing a number of practices related to significant life events, including education, career advancement, travel, marriage, child-bearing, and death, Heine argues that, in fact, contemporary Japanese religiosity evinces a concern for benefits that are "this-worldly" but often "impractical" (genze hi-ryaku), flaming his argument around the ideal of anshin or "peace of mind.
In some respects, this need to show off one's religiosity so as to be counted as religious reflects, in Lionel Trilling's words, "the age of authenticity.