Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or controlled by religion; devout; faithful; conscientious; pious.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "religious":

  1. As Margaret had put it,- a religious power. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
  2. A religious order founded in 1816 in France, and first established in Canada at St. Hillaire, Quebec, in 1841. Its headquarters in Canada are at Montreal, and it has missions in Quebec, Ontario, and in the North- West. - "The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History", Various.
  3. Religious people, she found, could think as boldly as she. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.