Definitions for piousˈpaɪ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pious(adj)

    having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity

    "pious readings"

Wiktionary

  1. pious(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.

  2. Origin: From pius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pious(adj)

    of or pertaining to piety; exhibiting piety; reverential; dutiful; religious; devout; godly

  2. Pious(adj)

    practiced under the pretext of religion; prompted by mistaken piety; as, pious errors; pious frauds

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pious

    pī′us, adj. showing love, affection, or respect towards parents: having reverence and love for the Deity: proceeding from religious feeling.—adv. Pī′ously, in a pious manner.—adj. Pī′ous-mind′ed, of a pious disposition. [Fr. pieux—L. pius.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean de La Bruyere:

    A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were.

  2. Alireza Salehi Nejad:

    Pious” is a sword that the clever always use it to eliminate the truth.

  3. Burhan Wani:

    He is on a pious path and we are proud of him, all of Kashmir supports his cause.

  4. Aleister Crowley:

    The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.

  5. C. S. Lewis:

    The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

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