Definition of Religious. Meaning of Religious. Synonyms of Religious

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Definition of Religious

Religious
Religious Re*li"gious, n. A person bound by monastic vows, or sequestered from secular concern, and devoted to a life of piety and religion; a monk or friar; a nun. --Addison.
Religious
Religious Re*li"gious (r?-l?j"?s), a. [OF. religius, religious, F. religieux, from L. religiosus. See Religion.] 1. Of or pertaining to religion; concerned with religion; teaching, or setting forth, religion; set apart to religion; as, a religious society; a religious sect; a religious place; religious subjects, books, teachers, houses, wars. Our law forbids at their religious rites My presence. --Milton. 2. Possessing, or conforming to, religion; pious; godly; as, a religious man, life, behavior, etc. Men whose lives Religious titled them the sons of God. --Mlton 3. Scrupulously faithful or exact; strict. Thus, Indianlike, Religious in my error, I adore The sun, that looks upon his worshiper. --Shak. 4. Belonging to a religious order; bound by vows. One of them is religious. --Chaucer. Syn: Pious; godly; holy; devout; devotional; conscientious; strict; rogod; exact.

Meaning of Religious from wikipedia

- transcendence that will provide norms and power for the rest of life". Religious practices may include rituals, sermons, commemoration or veneration (of...
- Religious activities generally need some infrastructure to be conducted. For this reason, there generally exist religion-supporting organizations, which...
- Religious texts, including scripture, are texts which various religions consider to be of central importance to their religious tradition. They differ...
- A religious festival is a time of special importance marked by adherents to that religion. Religious festivals are commonly celebrated on recurring cycles...
- A religious war or a war of religion, sometimes also known as a holy war (Latin: sanctum bellum), is a war which is primarily caused or justified by differences...
- A religious symbol is an iconic representation intended to represent a specific religion, or a specific concept within a given religion. Religious symbols...
- Religious law includes ethical and moral codes taught by religious traditions. Different religious systems hold sacred law in a greater or lesser degree...
- A religious sister (abbreviated Sr. or Sist.) in the Catholic Church is a woman who has taken public vows in a religious institute dedicated to apostolic...
- that intentionally has religious ideas, religious experience, or religious practice as its core focus. In some countries, religious broadcasting developed...
- Religious pluralism is an attitude or policy regarding the diversity of religious belief systems co-existing in society. It can indicate one or more of...