HyperDic: pious

English > 1 sense of the word pious:
ADJECTIVEallpioushaving or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
pious > pronunciation
Soundspay'ahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > pious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing or expressing reverence for a deity.
Example"pious readings"
Attribute ofpiety, piousnessrighteousness by virtue of being pious
Narrowerdevotionalrelating to worship
godly, reverent, worshipfulshowing great reverence for god
holier-than-thou, pietistic, pietistical, pharisaic, pharisaical, sanctimonious, self-righteousexcessively or hypocritically pious
prayerfuldisposed to pray or appearing to pray
See alsoreligiousHaving or showing belief in and reverence for a deity
sacredconcerned with religion or religious purposes
unworldlynot concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
virtuousmorally excellent
Oppositeimpiouslacking piety or reverence for a god
Spanishpiadoso, pío
Catalanpiadós, pietós
Nounspiousnessrighteousness by virtue of being pious
Adverbspiouslyin a devout and pious manner

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