Piety

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Piety->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ piety
piety
religion
theism
faith
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ religiousness
religiousness
holiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ saintship
saintship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ religionism
religionism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sanctimony
sanctimony
&c.(assumed piety) 988
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reverence
reverence
&c.(respect) 928
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ humility
humility
veneration
devotion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prostration
prostration
&c.(worship) 990
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ grace
grace
unction
edification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sanctity
sanctity
sanctitude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ consecration
consecration
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spiritual existence
spiritual existence
odor of sanctity
beauty of holiness
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ theopathy
theopathy
beatification
adoption
regeneration
conversion
justification
sanctification
salvation
inspiration
bread of life
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Body and Blood of Christ
Body and Blood of Christ
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ believer
believer
convert
theist
Christian
devotee
pietist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ the good
the good
the righteous
the just
the believing
the elect
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Saint
Saint
Madonna
Notre Dame
Our Lady
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ the children of God
the children of God
the children of the Kingdom
the children of the light
PARAG:Piety->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be pious
be pious
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have faith
have faith
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ believe
believe
receive Christ
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ revere
revere
&c. 928
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be converted
be converted
&c. convert
edify
sanctify
keep holy
beatify
regenerate
inspire
consecrate
enshrine
PARAG:Piety->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pious
pious
religious
devout
devoted
reverent
godly
heavenly-minded
humble
pure
holy
spiritual
pietistic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ saintly
saintly
saint-like
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ seraphic
seraphic
sacred
solemn
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ believing
believing
faithful
Christian
Catholic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ elected
elected
adopted
justified
sanctified
regenerated
inspired
consecrated
converted
unearthly
not of the earth

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Piety — Pi e*ty, n. [F. pi[ e]t[ e]; cf. It. piet[ a]; both fr. L. pietas piety, fr. pius pious. See {Pious}, and cf. {Pity}.] 1. Veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character; loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piety — (n.) late 12c., from O.Fr. piete (12c.), from L. pietatem (nom. pietas) dutiful conduct, kindness, piety, from pius kind (see PIOUS (Cf. pious)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • piety — devotion, *fidelity, allegiance, fealty, loyalty Analogous words: obedience, docility (see corresponding adjectives at OBEDIENT): fervor, ardor, zeal, enthusiasm, *passion: *holiness, sanctity Antonyms: impiety …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • piety — [n] devotion, religiousness allegiance, application, ardor, belief, devoutness, docility, dutifulness, duty, faith, fealty, fervor, fidelity, godliness, grace, holiness, loyalty, obedience, passion, religion, religiosity, reverence, sanctity,… …   New thesaurus

  • piety — ► NOUN (pl. pieties) 1) the quality of being pious or reverent. 2) a conventional belief accepted unthinkingly. ORIGIN Latin pietas, from pius dutiful …   English terms dictionary

  • piety — [pī′ə tē] n. pl. pieties [OFr pieté < LL(Ec) pietas, duty to God < L, dutiful conduct, scrupulousness < pius: see PIOUS] 1. devotion to religious duties and practices 2. loyalty and devotion to parents, family, etc. 3. a pious act,… …   English World dictionary

  • Piety — In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue. While different people may understand its meaning differently, it is generally used to refer either to religious devotion or to spirituality, or often, a combination of both. A common element in most… …   Wikipedia

  • piety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Devoutness Nouns 1. piety, piousness, devoutness; religion, theism, faith, belief; religiousness, holiness, saintliness; reverence, worship, veneration, devotion; grace, unction, edification; sanctity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • piety — /puy i tee/, n., pl. pieties. 1. reverence for God or devout fulfillment of religious obligations: a prayer full of piety. 2. the quality or state of being pious: saintly piety. 3. dutiful respect or regard for parents, homeland, etc.: filial… …   Universalium

  • piety — noun (plural pieties) Etymology: French pieté piety, pity, from Old French, from Latin pietat , pietas, from pius dutiful, pious Date: 1579 1. the quality or state of being pious: as a. fidelity to natural obligations (as to parents) b.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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