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Piety

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Noun

1. piety, piousness

righteousness by virtue of being pious

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Piety

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noun plural -ties
1. 
dutiful devotion to God and observance of religious principles
2. 
the quality or characteristic of being pious
3. 
a pious action, saying, etc
4. rare
devotion and obedience to parents or superiors

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Piety

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nounWord forms: plural ˈpieties
1. 
devotion to religious duties and practices
2. 
loyalty and devotion to parents, family, etc.
3. 
a pious act, statement, belief, etc.

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Piety

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n. pl. pi·e·ties
1. The state or quality of being pious, especially:
a. Religious devotion and reverence.
b. Devotion and reverence to parents and family: filial piety.
2. A devout act, thought, or statement.
3.
a. A position held conventionally or hypocritically.
b. A statement of such a position: "the liberated pieties of people who believe that social attitudes have kept pace with women's aspirations" (Erica Abeel).

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