n pl , -ties
1 dutiful devotion to God and observance of religious principles
2 the quality or characteristic of being pious
3 a pious action, saying, etc.
4 Now rare devotion and obedience to parents or superiors
(C13 piete, from Old French, from Latin pietas piety, dutifulness, from pius pious)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
devotion, devoutness, dutifulness, duty, faith, godliness, grace, holiness, piousness, religion, reverence, sanctity, veneration
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