Synonyms and related words:
Christian, Christianlike, Christianly, admiring, adorant, affectionate, apotheosizing, awed, awestricken, awestruck, believing, conjugal, cultish, cultist, cultistic, deifying, demonstrative, devoted, devotional, devout, dutiful, faithful, filial, fond, hero-worshiping, husbandly, idolatrous, idolizing, imploring, in awe, in the dust, languishing, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, maternal, melting, on bended knee, parental, paternal, pietistic, pious, prayerful, precative, precatory, prostrate before, religious, reverent, reverential, romantic, sentimental, soft, solemn, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory, tender, theistic, uxorious, venerational, venerative, wifely, worshipful, worshiping

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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