Example sentences for: devout

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

  • Meanwhile, George Washington University's Jonathan Turley, a devout Clinton foe, recalled wistfully in a recent Wall Street Journal column that for his "selfless act," Ross was "shunned, physically assaulted and ruined both politically and financially."

  • The Dalai Lama is, by all accounts, a true holy man: humble, devout, warm, funny, as sweet inside as outside.

  • Mzoudi described himself as a weak Muslim when he was home in Morocco, but much more devout when he was back in Hamburg.

  • Many of his neighbors were devout Baptists despite running the resort town's illegal gambling industry--the largest in the South.

  • This temple, too, has Buddhist prayer wheels around it, worn shiny by the hands of the devout.


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