piosity

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Noun[edit]

piosity (plural piosities)

  1. Affected or exaggerated piety.
    • 2003: We have since / learned to scoff at all such drollery, at the stalls / rife with the junk of old piosity — John F. Deane, in Knock, from Manhandling the Deity, Carcanet, page 23

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