Synonyms of pious in English:

pious


See definition of pious

adjective

1‘a pious family’

SYNONYMS

religious, devout, devoted, dedicated, reverent, God-fearing, churchgoing, spiritual, prayerful, holy, godly, saintly, faithful, dutiful, righteous

ANTONYMS

impious, irreligious

2‘a pious platitude’

SYNONYMS

sanctimonious, hypocritical, insincere, self-righteous, holier-than-thou, pietistic, churchy

for form's sake, to keep up appearances

informal goody-goody, pi

rare religiose, Pharisaic, Pharisaical

ANTONYMS

sincere

3‘a pious hope’

SYNONYMS

sincere, forlorn, vain, desperate, despairing, doomed, hopeless, lost

unlikely, unduly optimistic, unrealistic