Definitions for pietyˈpaɪ ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. piety, piousness(noun)

    righteousness by virtue of being pious

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. piety(Noun)

    reverence and devotion to God

    Colleen's piety led her to make sacrifices that most people would not have made.

  2. piety(Noun)

    similar reverence to one's parents and family

  3. piety(Noun)

    a devout act or thought

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Piety(noun)

    veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character; loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest devotion to his service

  2. Piety(noun)

    duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc

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  1. Piety

    In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue that can mean religious devotion, spirituality, or a combination of both. A common element in most conceptions of piety is humility.

The Roycroft DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. piety

    1. The tinfoil of pretense. 2. That feeling of reverence we have toward the Almighty on account of His supposed resemblance to ourselves.


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