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piety

pi·e·ty

piety

 
 
pronunciation:
paI ih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: pieties
definition 1: worshipful devotion to and veneration of God or family; piousness.
They were aware of their daughter's piety, and yet it surprised them when she announced that she would become a nun.
antonyms:
impiety
similar words:
dedication, devotion, faithfulness, reverence, worship
definition 2: a pious act, remark, thought, or the like.
antonyms:
impiety
similar words:
devotion, goodness, worship
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