Example sentences for: devotion

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

  • At times I wondered whether the author, in his ecstasies of devotion, had not inadvertently committed plagiarism.

  • He draws on fundamentalists who blame the eventual destruction of the Caliphate on leaders who abandoned the pure path of religious devotion.

  • Even the grievances drawn up by the peasants and townspeople insisted on continuing devotion to the king himself.

  • As Christopher Hitchens pointed out simply and clearly in his great (and much-hated, and banned) book (and film, too, though I haven't seen it) on Mother Theresa, it's one thing to say you have this long-standing religious belief and tradition and you want to stick to it out of devotion to your faith, but when you are not only a) blindly encouraging poverty-stricken masses to breed like rabbits, but also b) actively stopping, I mean, going out of your way to directly oppose, the efforts of those courageous souls who are trying to make sure those people can get a handful or two of grain and maybe a few ounces of clean water to wash the parasites out of their underwear every day.

  • In Chicano and Mexican culture it is usually women who develop home altars, as expressions of devotion, to pay homage to past family members, and to find a space for daily prayer.


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