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Devoted vs. Dutiful

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Devotedverb

simple past tense and past participle of devote

Dutifuladjective

Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint.

‘Ralph was a dutiful child, and took the trash out without being told.’;

Devotedadjective

Vowed; dedicated; consecrated.

Dutifuladjective

Pertaining to one's duty; demonstrative of one's sense of duty.

Devotedadjective

Strongly emotionally attached; very fond of someone or something.

‘Bob and Sara are devoted to their children.’;

Dutifuladjective

Performing, or ready to perform, the duties required by one who has the right to claim submission, obedience, or deference; submissive to natural or legal superiors; obedient, as to parents or superiors; as, a dutiful son or daughter; a dutiful ward or servant; a dutiful subject.

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Devotedadjective

Zealous; characterized by devotion.

Dutifuladjective

Controlled by, proceeding from, a sense of duty; respectful; deferential; as, dutiful affection.

Devotedadjective

(obsolete) Cursed; doomed.

Dutifuladjective

willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect;

‘a dutiful child’; ‘a dutiful citizen’; ‘Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife’;

Devotedadjective

Consecrated to a purpose; strongly attached; zealous; devout; as, a devoted admirer.

Devotedadjective

zealous in devotion or affection;

‘a devoted husband and father’; ‘devoted friends’;

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Devotedadjective

(followed by `to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use;

‘large sums devoted to the care of the poor’; ‘a life devoted to poetry’;

Devotedadjective

very loving or loyal

‘he was a devoted husband’; ‘Leo was devoted to his job’;

Devotedadjective

given over to the display, study, or discussion of

‘there is a museum devoted to her work’;

Devoted

Devoted is the sequel to New York Times-bestselling novel Elixir by American entertainer Hilary Duff with Elise Allen. It was published and released to booksellers on October 11, 2011.

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