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Definition of 'pious'

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Example sentences containing 'pious'

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They should respect that as long as you don't sound pious about it. The Sun (2010)It is a pious hope. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If this is to be more than a pious hope, they must learn a respect for justice while they are in prison. Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)So I have been gazing at a landscape filled with ancient birds and all kind of pious hopes for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I discovered that these folk needed far more than the pious religious platitudes I had to give them. Christianity Today (2000)

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British English: pious ADJECTIVE
Someone who is pious is very religious and moral.
He was brought up by pious female relatives.
  • American English: pious
  • Brazilian Portuguese: devoto
  • Chinese: 虔诚的
  • European Spanish: devoto
  • French: pieux
  • German: fromm
  • Italian: pio
  • Japanese: 敬虔な
  • Korean: 독실한
  • European Portuguese: devoto
  • Spanish: devoto

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