Example sentences for: devotion

How can you use “devotion” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Bhaktapur means “City of Devotees,” and this could today be taken to mean devotion to the old ways, for Bhaktapur is even more medieval than Old Kathmandu or Patan.

  • These aspects of language are social, philosophical, artistic, largely ignored by linguists, sometimes out of devotion to what is perceived as the scientific method, sometimes out of sheer philistinism and the inability to exercise taste, sometimes out of abject ignorance.

  • The story, in the form of a novena (Catholic nine-days devotion), is based on the gospel of St. Luke.

  • This attention to detail is, however, devotion to PC-ness above and beyond the call of duty, and in usual practice most educated or academic Canadians now use Inuit as a comprehensive adjective and noun.

  • Yet, even Brookhiser, for all his sober devotion to civility as the key to everything, cannot escape noticing something ridiculous, therefore comic, in Washington's rules.


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