piety definition

  • noun:
    • The state or quality of becoming pious, especially:
    • spiritual commitment and reverence to Jesus.
    • Devotion and reverence to moms and dads and household: filial piety.
    • A devout act, believed, or declaration.
    • a posture held conventionally or hypocritically.
    • A statement of these a posture: "the liberated pieties of people that genuinely believe that social attitudes have kept speed with women's aspirations” ( Erica Abeel).
    • reverence and commitment to Jesus
    • similar reverence to 1's parents and family
    • a devout act or thought
    • Veneration or reverence for the Supreme Being, and love of his personality; enjoying obedience on might of Jesus, and serious commitment to his service.
    • Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and commitment; affectionate reverence and solution shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.
    • The character to be pious or having filial love; normal or filial love; dutiful conduct or behavior toward a person's moms and dads, loved ones, nation, or benefactors.
    • Faith in and reverence for Supreme becoming; filial obedience prompted by these sentiments; godliness.
    • Synonyms Devotion, Sanctity, etc. See religion.
    • righteousness by virtue to be pious

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