KJV Dictionary Definition: devout
DEVOUT, a. L. See Devote.
1. Yielding a solemn and reverential attention to God in religious exercises, particularly in prayer.
We must be constant and devout in the worship of God.
2. Pious; devoted to religion; religious.
Simeon was a just man and devout. Luke 2.
Devout men carried Stephen to his burial. Acts 8.
3. Expressing devotion or piety; as, with eyes devout.
4. Sincere; solemn; earnest; as, you have my devout wishes for your safety.
DEVOUT, n. A devotee. Not used.
DEVOUTNESS, n. The quality or state of being devout.