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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. Extremely scrupulous and conscientious
    "religious in observing the rules of health"
  3. Having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity
    "a religious man"; "religious attitude"
  4. Of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows
    "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"
Noun: religious  ri'li-jus
  1. A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

Derived forms: religiouses

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

Type of: religious person

Antonym: irreligious, secular

Encyclopedia: Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies