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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Dutiful to parents; devoted to religion . Also: Religious.

Usage examples (29)
  • Plenty of people want to be pious, but no one yearns to be humble.
  • pious readings
  • Secondly, it is a good example of what I call the pious palimpsest.
  • While a man thus truly pious is liberal, he increases in substance. for more
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