religiose

adjective

re·​li·​gi·​ose ri-ˈli-jē-ˌōs How to pronounce religiose (audio)
: religious
especially : excessively, obtrusively, or sentimentally religious

Word History

Etymology

religion + -ose entry 1

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of religiose was in 1853

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“Religiose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/religiose. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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