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religious

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1 of, relating to, or used in the practice or worship services of a religion
  • Johann Sebastian Bach wrote some of the most beautiful religious music in the world

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2 showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue
  • a deeply religious woman who eventually decided to quit her job and to become a nun

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3 having or expressing great depth of feeling
  • a woman known for embracing various causes with a religious enthusiasm

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The first known use of religious was in the 13th century

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“Religious.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/religious. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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