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Another word for religious

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Adjective
  1. Deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion

    See also:

    religion

  2. In the service or worship of God or a god

      1. Dedicated to or set apart for the worship of a deity.
      2. Worthy of religious veneration:
      3. Made or declared holy:
      1. Belonging to, derived from, or associated with a divine power; sacred.
      2. Regarded with veneration or specified for a religious purpose:
      3. Living or undertaken with highly moral or spiritual purpose; saintly:
      1. Having the nature of or being a deity.
      2. Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity:
      3. Being in the service or worship of a deity; sacred.
    See also:

    religion

  3. Of or relating to a church or to an established religion

    See also:

    religion

Another word for religious

Modifier
  1. Pertaining to religion

  2. Adhering to a religion

  3. Scrupulous

    See also:

    careful

Synonym Study

  • Sanctimonious in current usage implies a hypocritical pretense of piety or devoutness and often connotes smugness or haughtiness his sanctimonious disapproval of dancing
  • Pious suggests scrupulous adherence to the forms of one's religion but may, in derogatory usage, connote hypocrisy the pious burghers who defraud their tenants
  • Devout implies sincere, worshipful devotion to one's faith or religion
  • Religious stresses faith in a particular religion and constant adherence to its tenets to lead a religious life