pious
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpaɪəs/
Adjective

pious (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.
    • 2014, Paul Salopek, Blessed. Cursed. Claimed., National Geographic (December 2014)
      Its male residents dress like crows: heavy black suits, black Borsalino hats, the old grandfathers hugely whiskered and the boys in peot, the curled sidelocks of the pious.
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: pieux
  • German: fromm
  • Portuguese: pio
  • Russian: на́божный
  • Spanish: piadoso



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