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religiosity

[ri-lij-ee-os-i-tee] /rɪˌlɪdʒ iˈɒs ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness.
2.
affected or excessive devotion to religion.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English religiosite < Latin religiōsitās, equivalent to religiōs(us) religious + -itās -ity
Related forms
antireligiosity, noun
overreligiosity, noun
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Word Origin and History for anti-religiosity

religiosity

n.

late 14c., from Old French religiosete and directly from Late Latin religiositas "religiousness," from religiosus (see religious).

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