Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being devoted, or set apart by a vow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being devoted, or set apart by a vow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of devoting or consecrating by a vow; the state of being devoted.

Etymologies

devote +‎ -ment? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • KAYONGO: That's why the rest of us are doing devotement work need to really concentrate on this issue of bringing a sense of normalcy in the community.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2008

  • For the good of the race, or of any (male) individual, she would immolate herself, even upon the altar of Hymen; and, since the number, who were to be benefited by such self-devotement, was small in New

    Western Characters or Types of Border Life in the Western States

  • It would also deepen our sense of personal devotement to Christ; leading us constantly to feel that our minds employed in planning, and our hands engaged in labor, are the Lord's, and must be used in his service.

    The Faithful Steward Or, Systematic Beneficence an Essential of Christian Character

  • Normandy, accorded their communicants many and varied indulgences for having made "_la feste S. Mari Cléophée qui est le XXVe Mai, et la feste S. Marie S.lomé, XXIIe Octobre, festeront, O l'histoire d'elles prescherent, liront ou escouteront attentilment et devotement. _"

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • “Give me your notion of a thorough self-devotement, self-forgetting,” he wrote a few years later to Miss Flower: the idea seems to have been already busy moulding his still embryonic invention of character.

    Robert Browning

  • "Give me your notion of a thorough self-devotement, self-forgetting," he wrote a few years later to Miss Flower: the idea seems to have been already busy moulding his still embryonic invention of character.

    Robert Browning

  • Then followed a burnt offering, expressive of their voluntary and entire self-devotement to the divine service.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Thus it will be noted in the very first discourse of Jesus, his sermon on the mount, that he can not even Sacrifice the economic law of discipleship. get through the beatitudes, and scarcely into them, without opening to view, and turning round for inspection, this grand first principle of devotement and unselfish love.

    The Vicarious Sacrifice, Grounded in Principles of Universal Obligation.

  • If any shrink from this devotement, how can he {79} have the fullness of the

    The Ministry of the Spirit

  • First Impressions in Rome erroneous -- The unseen Rome -- Her devotement to one thing -- In what light do the Priests in Italy regard their own System?

    Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber Or The Influence of Romanism on Trade, Justice, and Knowledge

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