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Meaning of piety by Wiktionary Dictionary

piety


    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -aɪɪti

    Noun

    piety ( countable and uncountable; plural: pieties )

    1. ( uncountable ) reverence and devotion to God
      Colleen's piety led her to make sacrifices that most people would not have made .
    2. ( uncountable ) similar reverence to one's parents and family
    3. ( countable ) a devout act or thought

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Explanation of piety by Wordnet Dictionary

piety


    Noun
    1. righteousness by virtue of being pious