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Synonyms for religious

Noun

1. religious, religious person
usage: a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

Adjective

1. religious, spiritual, sacred (vs. profane)
usage: concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
2. religious (vs. irreligious), churchgoing, churchly, devout, god-fearing, interfaith, pious
usage: having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity; "a religious man"; "religious attitude"
3. religious (vs. secular)
usage: of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows; "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"
4. religious, scrupulous (vs. unscrupulous)
usage: extremely scrupulous and conscientious; "religious in observing the rules of health"
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