religious/ rɪˈlɪdʒ əs /

of, relating to, or concerned with religion:
a religious holiday.
imbued with or exhibiting religion; pious; devout; godly:
a religious man.
scrupulously faithful; conscientious:
religious care.
pertaining to or connected with a monastic or religious order.

noun, plural re·li·gious.
a member of a religious order, congregation, etc.; a monk, friar, or nun.
the religious, devout or religious persons:
Each year, thousands of the religious make pilgrimages to the shrine.

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