Definition of Pietistic in English :

Define Pietistic in English

Pietistic meaning in English

Meaning of Pietistic in English

Pronunciation of Pietistic in English

Pietistic pronunciation in English

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Pietistic

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Adjective

1. pietistic, pietistical

of or relating to Pietism

Example Sentences:
'the Pietistic movement'

2. holier-than-thou, pharisaic, pharisaical, pietistic, pietistical, sanctimonious, self-righteous

excessively or hypocritically pious

Example Sentences:
'a sickening sanctimonious smile'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Pietistic

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noun
1.  a less common word for piety
2. 
excessive, exaggerated, or affected piety or saintliness
noun
history
a reform movement in the German Lutheran Churches during the 17th and 18th centuries that strove to renew the devotional ideal

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Pietistic

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noun
1.  [P-]
the beliefs and practices of the Pietists
2. 
an exaggerated pious feeling or attitude

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Pietistic

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n.
1. Stress on the emotional and personal aspects of religion.
2. Affected or exaggerated piety.
3. Pietism A reform movement in the German Lutheran Church during the 1600s and 1700s, which strove to renew the devotional ideal in the Protestant religion.

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