follow Dictionary.com

Get our exclusive Word of the Day images!

prayerful

[prair-fuh l] /ˈprɛər fəl/
adjective
1.
given to, characterized by, or expressive of prayer; devout.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; prayer + -ful
Related forms
prayerfully, adverb
prayerfulness, noun
unprayerful, adjective
unprayerfully, adverb
unprayerfulness, noun
Synonyms
pious, godly, reverent.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for prayerful
  • Yet these prayerful cartoons didn't cue actual words.
  • There is something prayerful about these small but rich gifts.
  • Once you stood watch in lands far away, while families back home knelt in prayerful vigil.
  • Take time for spiritual practice, prayerful reflection, meditation or serene solitude.
  • They appreciate your prayerful support as they protect our liberty.
  • My prayer would be greatly aided if we'd be in a prayerful state.
British Dictionary definitions for prayerful

prayerful

/ˈprɛəfʊl/
adjective
1.
inclined to or characterized by prayer
Derived Forms
prayerfully, adverb
prayerfulness, noun
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 of The Day

Difficulty index for prayerful

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for prayerful

17
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with prayerful