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Adjective: religious  ri'li-jus
  1. Concerned with sacred matters, religion or the church
    "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order";
    - spiritual
     
  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"
Noun: religious  ri'li-jus
  1. A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

See also: churchgoing, churchly, devout, god-fearing, interfaith, pious, sacred, scrupulous

Type of: religious person

Antonym: irreligious, secular

Encyclopedia: Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies