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religiose

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adjective re·li·gi·ose \ri-ˈli-jē-ˌōs\

Definition of religiose

  1. :  religious; especially :  excessively, obtrusively, or sentimentally religious

religiosity

play \-ˌli-jē-ˈä-sə-tē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of religiose

religion + 1-ose


First Known Use: 1853


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