Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Possessed of piety; religious.

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Usage examples "pious":

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