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Pious (IPA: /ˈpaɪəs/)

Pious (a.)

Of or pertaining to piety; exhibiting piety; reverential; dutiful; religious; devout; godly.

Pious (a.)

Practiced under the pretext of religion; prompted by mistaken piety; as, pious errors; pious frauds.


Family name


River in France

Pious Synonyms

Devotional, Sanctimonious, Self-righteous, Godly, Reverent, Pietistic, Sacred, Prayerful, Pharisaical, Worshipful, Unworldly, Virtuous, Holier-than-thou, Pharisaic, Religious, Pietistical

Pious Synonyms

Religious, God-fearing, Devout

PIOUS (Acronym / Abbreviation)

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Pious Rhymes

Bias, Byas, Byus, Dyas, Dyess, Kious, Pious, Pius, Vyas

Darius, Elias, Mathias, Matthias, Tobias

Himalayas, Zacharias

Pious (Last Name / Surname)

Pious is the #152,628 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 107 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Pious in Spanish is Piadoso

Tagalog Translation

Pious in Tagalog is Banal

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A pious mind / Places honor above wealth - Rembrandt, Amsterdam 1634" - Rembrandt

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Better a debauched canary than a pious wolf." - Anton Chekhov

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Better wicked Lucifer for a master, thought I, than a pious Tyrant!" - Michael Moorcock

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ferocious in battle, pious in the aftermath. Does that define who Kenshin is?" - Samurai Warriors

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Richard Dawkins is arguably England's most pious atheist." - Simon Conway Morris

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