Student Dictionary

One entry found for pious.
Main Entry: pi·ous
Pronunciation: primarystresspimacr-schwas
Function: adjective
1 : having or showing love for deity : DEVOUT
2 : displaying great loyalty to a person or thing (as a family, custom, or philosophy)
3 : marked by a false show of goodness <a pious fraud>
4 : deserving praise : WORTHY <a pious effort>
- pi·ous·ly adverb
- pi·ous·ness noun

Pronunciation Symbols