Translation of piety in Spanish:

piety

Pronunciation: /ˈpaɪəti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1.1 u (devotion) piedad (f), devoción (f) 1.2 c (act) devoción (f)
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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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