Definition of Religiosity

1. Noun. Exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal.

Exact synonyms: Pietism, Religionism, Religiousism
Generic synonyms: Devoutness, Religiousness
Derivative terms: Pietistic, Pietistical, Religionist, Religious



Definition of Religiosity

1. n. The quality of being religious; religious feeling or sentiment; religiousness.

Definition of Religiosity

1. Noun. The quality of being religious or pious, especially when zealous or exaggerated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Religiosity

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Religiosity

religionists
religionize
religionized
religionizes
religionizing
religionless
religionlike
religions
religiophobe
religiophobes
religiophobia
religiophobic
religiopolitical
religiose
religiosities
religiosity (current term)
religious
religious-pluralism
religious belief
religious ceremony
religious cult
religious doctrine
religious education
religious festival
religious holiday
religious leader
religious movement
religious music
religious mystic
religious mysticism

Literary usage of Religiosity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Psychology of Oriental Religious Experience: A Study of Some Typical by Katsuji Katō (1915)
"THE religiosity OF THE JAPANESE The question of the religiosity of the Japanese has also been raised. The suspicion foremost in the mind of Occidental ..."

2. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"Subjective religiosity was measured by questions assessing how deeply religious a ... On the other hand, subjective religiosity was unrelated to changes in ..."

3. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"religiosity IN THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACY Some will argue, probably with good reason, that religion in the civilization of illiteracy is but another ..."

4. Christian Theology and Social Progress: The Bampton Lectures for 1905 by Frederick William Bussell (1907)
"This ' religiosity' but a momentary halt: Schelling transfers interest to Nature away from Man : his Absolute a revival of ..."

5. An Actor's Tour by Daniel Edward Bandmann (1885)
"... Public buildings—The spirit of the plane — Orthodox religiosity and Art — The Honorable Mr. Romilly — The climate — The only natural attraction — The ..."

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