Translation of devout in Spanish:

devout

devoto, adj.

Pronunciation: /dəˈvaʊt//dɪˈvaʊt/

adjective

  • 1

    Religion
    devoto
    piadoso
    she is very devout es muy devota / piadosa
    • she is a devout Catholic es muy católica
    • When I was brought back to faith it was through the prayers of my devout mother.
    • Although a devout Sikh, he took part in religious acts with Muslims and Hindus as well.
    • My parents don't have much of a religious background, but my maternal grandmother is a very devout southern baptist.
    • By what right does the developed world claim the moral high ground over poorer, but religiously devout, societies?
    • But this is just speculation and there may be many members of the Church who live devout lives.
    • She was a single lady who was a devout Catholic and deeply religious.
    • He was a devout and mystical Muslim, or Sufi, hence his religious views are particularly revealing of Islam.
    • No one struggling to live the devout life will fail to recognize that prayer.
    • At the same time he was a believer in all sorts of myths and mysteries, and a devout worshipper of divinities both Greek and Oriental.
    • Sometimes, though rarely, one may even find a devout religious exclamation.
    • A meal here is a devout religious observance, and also a session of psychotherapy.
    • I was most deeply moved by the way this lovable man prayed, so devout and so certain that God heard his prayer.
    • My Grandmother read the bible every day and was a devout believer in God.
    • This prompted my question as to whether she was devout in her personal religion.
    • By this means you can count with a minimum expenditure of attention, as a devout Catholic counts his prayers on a rosary.
    • All of which grounds him in a conventionally moral and religiously devout realm.
    • The kirpan has deep religious significance to devout Sikhs and is not a weapon.
    • Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem.
    • For the devout Hindus who pray at tiny ponds and puddles, the Saraswati is both a real river and a deity.
    • So we have an enormous amount of evidence of widespread religious behaviour and of devout behaviour as well.
  • 2formal

    (earnest)
    (supporter) ferviente
    it is my devout wish that ... es mi más sincero deseo que ...
    • Here's a sort of companion post to the previous one, in being about some of the things said and done in the name of devout belief.
    • Few espouse political ideologies of any sort, since devout beliefs can impede one's effectiveness as a peacekeeper.