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pious

pi·ous

pious

 
 
pronunciation:
paI s
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: showing love for a god or gods in thought and action; religious.
A pious man, he thinks of everyone as a child of God.
synonyms:
devout, holy, religious, spiritual
definition 2: having a religious content.
The church library has a large collection of pious books.
synonyms:
holy, spiritual
derivations: piously (adv.), piousness (n.)
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