What does the word pious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Piously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Possessed of piety; religious.

Usage examples for pious

  1. Must we then choose between pious ignorance and bare knowledge? – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  2. Peace be upon Thee, O Prince of the Pious! – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  3. She little knew that two pious Cubs were busy praying! – Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light by Vera C. Barclay