follow Dictionary.com

Simon Cowell made what word trend?

devotional

[dih-voh-shuh-nl] /dɪˈvoʊ ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
characterized by devotion.
2.
used in devotions:
devotional prayers.
noun
3.
Often, devotionals. a short religious service.
Origin of devotional
1640-1650
1640-50; devotion + -al1
Related forms
devotionality, devotionalness, noun
devotionally, adverb
nondevotional, adjective
nondevotionally, adverb
undevotional, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for devotional
British Dictionary definitions for devotional

devotional

/dɪˈvəʊʃənəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, characterized by, or conducive to devotion
noun
2.
(often pl) a short religious or prayer service
Derived Forms
devotionality, devotionalness, noun
devotionally, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for devotional
adj.

1640s; see devotion + -al (1). The noun meaning "devotional composition" is recorded from 1650s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for devotional

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for devotional

14
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with devotional

Nearby words for devotional