piety

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French piete, from Latin pietas

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Noun[edit]

piety (countable and uncountable, plural pieties)

  1. (uncountable) 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
  3. (countable) a devout act or thought

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