piety
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpaɪ.ɪ.ti/
Noun

piety

  1. (uncountable, religion) Reverence and devotion to God.
    Colleen's piety led her to make sacrifices that most people would not have made.
  2. (uncountable) Similar reverence to one's parents and family or to one's country.
  3. (countable) A devout act or thought.
  4. (countable) A belief that is accepted unthinkingly and with undue reverence.
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