Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDEVOUT

I envy not him who is undevout in the presence of so much Beauty.

Victor opened his eyes and glared at her with undevout opposition.

The age of enlightenment was to him an undevout and inartistic age.

For the undevout, Good Friday was a feast day and a day of jollification.

It was not his business to defend Mr. Carlton against the disaffected and the undevout.

In consequence of this scheme, her habits rather than her opinions, were undevout.

The poet says: “An undevout astronomer is mad,” and he says truth.

If we could but remember that, there would be no fear of our being ungodly, irreligious, undevout.

An undevout man in that land and at that epoch was an almost unknown phenomenon.

Surely an undevout reader of missionary (p. 238) annals must be mad indeed.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French devot "pious, devoted, assiduous," from Latin devotus "given up by vow, devoted," past participle of devovere "dedicate by vow" (see devotion).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNDEVOUT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.