Definition of piousness in US English:



  • See pious

    • ‘Their very piousness was rooted in blind prejudice and this made them extremely interesting because they were so obviously flawed.’
    • ‘Your Holiness, you are regarded as one of the greatest living icons of spirituality, piousness, truthfulness and righteousness.’
    • ‘Generally an equal match is sought in terms of family economic status, educational background, and piousness.’
    • ‘While some of these images are serious, others poke fun at this period's overblown piousness.’
    • ‘Roman even has Mark sing Hebrew songs to substantiate the family's piousness.’
    • ‘Now, as you rightfully know, my sons have their fates outlined by war and piousness, as other young men have.’