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Synonyms for pious
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pious(adj)

    having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity

    "pious readings"

    Antonyms:
    godless, irreverent, impious

Wiktionary

  1. pious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    reverent, reverential, godly, devout, dutiful, religious

  2. pious(adjective)

    Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.

    Synonyms:
    religious, reverential, godly, devout, reverent, dutiful

    Antonyms:
    profane, independent, impious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pious

    Synonyms:
    devout, saintly, holy, religious, godly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    filial

  2. pious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    religious, godly, holy, devout, saintly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pious(a)

    Synonyms:
    religious, devout, saintly, righteous, reverent

    Antonyms:
    impious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pious":

    god-fearing, devout, hypocritical

How to pronounce pious?

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How to use pious in a sentence?

  1. Burhan Wani:

    He is on a pious path and we are proud of him, all of Kashmir supports his cause.

  2. Saadi:

    From the Gulistan Be not over much angry with thy slave; Treat him not unjustly, and pain not his feelings. True, thou mayst have bought him for ten direms; But 'twas not by thy power that he was created. There is a tradition of the Prophet--peace be upon him!--that on the day of the resurrection the greatest grief will be when the pious slave is carried to Paradise, and his worthless master is borne away to Hell.

  3. Jean de La Bruyere:

    A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were.

  4. C. S. Lewis:

    The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

  5. Flannery O'Connor:

    Poorly written novels--no matter how pious and edifying the behavior of the characters--are not good in themselves and are therefore not really edifying.


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