Translation of piety in Spanish:

piety

Pronunciation: /ˈpaɪəti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (devotion) piedad (feminine), devoción (feminine) 1.2 countable/numerable (act) devoción (feminine)
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    • An atmosphere of piety and religious fervour permeated the building, as the Catholics, many of whom had taken time off from work, gathered in front of a large photo of the Pope placed on the altar.
    • This was one act of religious piety that did not convey anger, but deepened communal solidarity.
    • Superstition more than prayer and piety characterized popular religiosity there.

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