Definition of devoutness in US English:

devoutness

noun

  • See devout

    • ‘The first part of the script - the so-called devoutness of the founders - is least relevant to the current debate over religion in government.’
    • ‘As one rabbi notes, once you see the sincerity and devoutness in a person, it's no longer possible to demonize and dehumanize their behaviour; you can only love and help.’
    • ‘As best I can tell, the Boy Scouts are open to anyone who says they're religious, regardless of the religion, and regardless of the degree of devoutness.’
    • ‘Just thank who ever your flavour of devoutness may dictate you to thank.’
    • ‘Such increased devoutness and the Huis' tendency to congregate in and around mosques have made them appear clannish to many Han Chinese, Mai said.’

Pronunciation

devoutness

/dəˈvaʊtnəs//dəˈvoutnəs/