having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.
Origin: From pius
of or pertaining to piety; exhibiting piety; reverential; dutiful; religious; devout; godly
practiced under the pretext of religion; prompted by mistaken piety; as, pious errors; pious frauds
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of pious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were.
Pious” is a sword that the clever always use it to eliminate the truth.
He is on a pious path and we are proud of him, all of Kashmir supports his cause.
The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
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Translations for pious
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- متدين, صالح, ورعArabic
- hurskas, tekopyhä, harras, jumalinenFinnish
- cràbhachScottish Gaelic
- 宗教にかこつけた, 信心深い, 偽善的な, 信心の名を借りた, 敬虔Japanese
- 신심, 경건Korean
- alim, salih, warakMalay
- pobožan, nabožanSerbo-Croatian
- andaktsfull, vördsam, pietistisk, pietetsfull, fromSwedish
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