religiously


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re·li·gious

 (rĭ-lĭj′əs)
adj.
1. Having or showing belief in and reverence for God or a deity.
2. Of, concerned with, or teaching religion: a religious text.
3. Extremely scrupulous or conscientious: religious devotion to duty.
n. pl. religious
A member of a monastic order, especially a nun or monk.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin religiōsus, from religiō, religion; see religion.]

re·li′gious·ly adv.
re·li′gious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.religiously - by religion; "religiously inspired art"
2.religiously - with extreme conscientiousness; "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
Translations
بصورةٍ دينيَّه
zbožně
troende
vallásosan
í samræmi viî trú
pobožne
dindarca

religiously

[rɪˈlɪdʒəslɪ] ADV
1. (Rel) a religiously diverse countryun país con diversidad religiosa or de religiones
religiously minded peoplegente con inclinaciones religiosas
religiously motivatedmotivado por la religión
2. (= meticulously) → religiosamente

religiously

[rɪˈlɪdʒəsli] adv
(= strictly) → religieusement
Do these exercises religiously every day → Faites ces exercices religieusement chaque jour.
(= relating to religion) → sur le plan religieux

religiously

adv
livefromm, gottesfürchtig; motivatedreligiös; India is a religiously diverse countryin Indien gibt es eine Vielfalt an Religionen
(fig: = conscientiously) → gewissenhaft

religiously

[rɪˈlɪdʒəslɪ] adv (see adj) → religiosamente, scrupolosamente

religion

(rəˈlidʒən) noun
1. a belief in, or the worship of, a god or gods.
2. a particular system of belief or worship. Christianity and Islam are two different religions.
reˈligious adjective
1. of religion. religious education; a religious leader/instructor.
2. following the rules, forms of worship etc of a religion. a religious man.
reˈligiously adverb
reˈligiousness noun
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.
Pontellier had religiously followed since her marriage, six years before.
So confident were they of that ultimate prospect, that the wealth already thus obtained was religiously expended in engines and machinery for the boring of wells and the conveyance of that precious water which the exhausted river had long since ceased to yield.
To five little stone lozenges, each about a foot and a half long, which were arranged in a neat row beside their grave, and were sacred to the memory of five little brothers of mine - who gave up trying to get a living, exceedingly early in that universal struggle - I am indebted for a belief I religiously entertained that they had all been born on their backs with their hands in their trousers-pockets, and had never taken them out in this state of existence.
an oath of honour which we should have religiously kept.
Passepartout was ready to wager his Indian shoes--which he religiously preserved--that Fix would also leave Hong Kong at the same time with them, and probably on the same steamer.
A greater change had come over Jane than over any other person in the brick house, but it had been wrought so secretly, and concealed so religiously, that it scarcely appeared to the ordinary observer.
If I had had any but a unnat'ral wife, and this poor boy had had any but a unnat'ral mother, I might have made some money last week instead of being counter-prayed and countermined and religiously circumwented into the worst of luck.
Adrienne had now the means of purchasing food, but, ignorant how much might be demanded on behalf of the approaching ceremony, she religiously adhered to the use of dry bread.
But whether Mr Clare had spoken seriously or not, why should she, who could never conscientiously allow any man to marry her now, and who had religiously determined that she never would be tempted to do so, draw off Mr Clare's attention from other women, for the brief happiness of sunning herself in his eyes while he remained at Talbothays?
During the best part of it I religiously followed the doctor's mandate and did nothing whatever, except moon about the house and garden and go out for two hours a day in a Bath chair.
But the Jew shuts up shop; will not touch copper or bronze money at all; soils his fingers with nothing meaner than silver and gold; attends the synagogue devoutly; will not cook or have anything to do with fire; and religiously refrains from embarking in any enterprise.