RELIGIOUS in a Sentence

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religious
 a.  of religion; concerned with religion; having or showing belief in and reverence for God or a deity
Classic Sentence: (105 in 8 pages)
1  Everyone thought she had neglected her boy's religious education and thought more of Rhett for trying to rectify the matter, even if he did take the boy to the Episcopal Church instead of the Catholic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
2  "Confess your sins and do penance for them in sorrow and contrition," Ellen had told her a hundred times and, in this crisis, Ellen's religious training came back and gripped her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
3  Lily had hinted to Mr. Gryce that this neglect of religious observances was repugnant to her early traditions, and that during her visits to Bellomont she regularly accompanied Muriel and Hilda to church.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
4  There was nothing especially arduous in this round of religious obligations; but it stood for a fraction of that great bulk of boredom which loomed across her path.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  The first two weeks after her return represented to Mrs. Peniston the domestic equivalent of a religious retreat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
6  Her jungle romance had faded, but she retained a religious fervor, a surge of half-formed thought about the creation of beauty by suggestion.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  He has what I call an essentially religious soul.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
8  I think I'm being a baa-lamb, and not springing any theories wilder than 'c-a-t spells cat,' but when folks have gone, I re'lize I've been stepping on their pet religious corns.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
9  And my own son reproves me because I haven't given him religious instruction.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  He was rather narrow in religious matters, and sometimes spoke out and hurt people's feelings.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
11  Prior to his conversion, he relied upon his own depravity to shield and sustain him in his savage barbarity; but after his conversion, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  I have said my master found religious sanction for his cruelty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  Were I to be again reduced to the chains of slavery, next to that enslavement, I should regard being the slave of a religious master the greatest calamity that could befall me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  For of all slaveholders with whom I have ever met, religious slaveholders are the worst.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  It was my unhappy lot not only to belong to a religious slaveholder, but to live in a community of such religionists.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (111 in 8 pages)
16  She shouldn't have desecrated the picture of a religious leader.
17  His arrest for lewd behaviour seriously damaged his credibility as a religious leader.
18  Jackson spent the day meeting with local religious and civic leaders.
19  It began as a religious organization, but these days it is purely secular.
20  Third, that the memory traces of the experience may continue to affect the religious behaviour of some participant subjects.
21  We must not perpetuate the religious divisions of the past.
22  Many religious schools perform well academically.
23  Yoga is essentially religious and not just physical.
24  All non-violent religious and political beliefs should be respected equally.
25  It's a quite profound story, with powerful religious overtones.
26  They thought the religious sect was guilty of brainwashing.
27  The essence of his religious teaching is love for all men.
28  I am not a religious fanatic but I am a Christian.
29  His philosophical writings are imbued with religious belief.
30  The teenager may have been abducted by a religious cult.