Adjective "Pious" Definition and Examples




    1. having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations.

    2. characterized by a hypocritical concern with virtue or religious devotion; sanctimonious.

    3. practiced or used in the name of real or pretended religious motives, or for some ostensibly good object; falsely earnest or sincere: a pious deception.

    4. of or relating to religious devotion; sacred rather than secular: pious literature.

    5. having or showing appropriat


    "worshippers can be pious towards people."

    "people can be pious."

    "hopes can be pious."

    "words can be pious."

    "families can be pious."

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