religiously

Definitions

  • VALENCIA. Religious Procession
    VALENCIA. Religious Procession
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv religiously by religion "religiously inspired art"
    • adv religiously with extreme conscientiousness "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The biggest religious building in the world is a Hindu Temple, Angkor Wat, located in Cambodia. It was built at the end of the 11th century
    • adv Religiously In a religious manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Thomas Jefferson had three achievements placed on his headstone at his request, "Here Was Buried Thomas Jefferson/Author Of The Declaration Of American Independence/Of The Statute Of Virginia For Religious Freedom/And Father Of The University of Virginia.? He never mentioned being President of the United States
    • religiously In a religious manner. Piously; with love and reverence to the Supreme Being; in obedience to the divine commands; according to the rites of religion; reverently; with veneration.
    • religiously Exactly; strictly; conscientiously: as, a vow or promise religiously observed.
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Quotations

  • Ingmar Bergman
    Ingmar Bergman
    “I hope I never get so old I get religious.”
  • Captain J. G. Stedman
    Captain J. G. Stedman
    “During the crusades all were religious mad, and now all are mad for want of it.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition.”
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie%20Wiesel
    “No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.”
  • Lord Byron
    Lord%20Byron
    “I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...”
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich%20Nietzsche
    “After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.”

Usage

In literature:

But it is ridiculous to call him a religious man, or even strongly fixed in his religious opinions.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
In these two passages we meet with religious conduct and with the supreme religious experience, the direct worship of God.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
A comprehensive survey of religious beliefs show that there are only two things that can be said to be common to them all.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
Every act performed in holding intercourse with God is religious; and therefore this.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
But those religious continued to cause much mischief and trouble, and there was reason to fear other and greater difficulties.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55)" by Various
The religious arena still remains open, where experts differ and decisions are always disputable.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
Religious persecution leaves no tender memories in its trail.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
Indeed, the politics of every tribe, nation, or people, will reflect in an exact degree their moral and religious convictions and education.
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
Everywhere old religious communities were remodelled and new religious communities called into existence.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
But, more than this, socially and religiously he regards himself as the first son of heaven.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
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In poetry:

For those who shun the glare of day,
There's a composing power
That meets them, on their lonely way,
In the still air, the sober ray
Of this religious hour.
"The Garden of Gethsemane" by John Pierpont
Whoever a religious life wou'd live,
Submissive to the will of his dread Sire,
He first of all most earnestly must strive
From all bad conversation to retire.
"Advice To Avoid Bad Company" by Rees Prichard
For those who shun the glare of day,
There 's a composing power,
That meets them on their lonely way,
In the still air,—the sober ray
Of this religious hour.
"Hymns for Communion IV" by John Pierpont
Thy mercy, Lord! unto thy servants show,
Inspire each breast with a religious awe,
Our stubborn hearts and inclinations bow,
That we may faithfully fulfil each law :
"The Ten Commandments " by Rees Prichard
So when I woo some lofty theme
Of deep religious tone,
He lures me on to idly dream,
As we sit there alone.
Of girls I have and have not kissed,
Of favors won and chances missed.
"The Corpse That Won't Lie Still" by C J Dennis
Instead of stones, cut out and squar'd by art,
Take thou good men, to rear the sacred wall —
Men, who have ever acted well their part —
Religious men, to build thy church withal.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Even people who aren't all that religious still think of the Bible that way.
It's right there on page 316 of the first edition of William James' Varities of Religious Experience.
Mother Angelica 's network isn't buying Obama's religious liberty ruse.
Instead of religiously affiliated organizations having to provide free birth control to employees, their separate insurance companies will be required to.
Overlooked Armenia is home to a complex culture and some of the world's greatest religious shrines.
Meet Ackley, a Californian Suicide Girl who digs skateboards, knows her amendments and listens religiously to NPR.
Those are common words to those of us living in the deeply religious Appalachian mountains.
Police raided a religious school in Karachi, rescuing over 50 students who had been chained in the basement and abused.
I love history, especially religious history.
Jane Smiley on the Religious Beliefs of Charles Dickens .
"If you were to ask, many people think we're a right-wing religious organization," he said.
Rosemary Niven, 89, a member of the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kensington and past treasurer of its religious education program, died Sept 6 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring.
4 killed in religious riots in central Nigeria.
Colson claimed to have had a religious awakening while in jail, and spent the rest of his life organizing what became the world's largest prison ministry.
Bill to Allow Public School Credit for Religious Electives.
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In science:

Clustering is considering to be beneficial for mutual support and for the sustenance of cultural and religious activities.
Random Walks Estimate Land Value
Some people are almost religious about units. I’m not, as long as the use of units is consistent. I have chosen to use SI-units throughout the thesis.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
The danger of the three extremisms present in our time - relativist extremism, scientist extremism and its mirror-image, the religious extremism - is underlined.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
Paradoxically, however, the Sokal Affair served to reveal the extent of another form of extremism namely scientist extremism, the mirror-image of religious extremism.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
The ancient Egyptians were interested in astronomy, mainly for practical and religious purposes.
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian Astronomer
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