An example of devout is a Catholic who has unending faith in God, attends Mass every Sunday and follows all of the practices.
Devout sighs; devout eyes; a devout posture.
Origin of devout
- Middle English from Old French from Latin dēvōtus past participle of dēvovēre to vow devote
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French devot (French dévot)