Definition of RELIGIOUS

noun : RELIGIOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience ;

Adjective : RELIGIOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs" ;

  • 2. (

    ) having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity; "a religious man"; "religious attitude" ;

  • 3. (

    ) of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows; "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service" ;

  • 4. (

    ) extremely scrupulous and conscientious; "religious in observing the rules of health" ;


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