Synonyms of pious in English:

pious

adjective

  • 1 a pious family
    religious, devout, devoted, dedicated, reverent, God-fearing, churchgoing, spiritual, prayerful, holy, godly, saintly, faithful, dutiful, righteous
    [Antonyms] impious, irreligious
  • 2 a pious platitude
    for form's sake, to keep up appearances
    informal goody-goody, pi
    [Antonyms] sincere
  • 3 a pious hope
    sincere, forlorn, vain, desperate, despairing, doomed, hopeless, lost;
    unlikely, unduly optimistic, unrealistic
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