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Sentence count:89+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-10-26Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: piousnessSimilar words: societyvarietyanxietya varietya variety ofpieninetypieceMeaning: ['paɪətɪ]  n. righteousness by virtue of being pious. 
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1. They were drawn to the church not by piety but by curiosity.
2. In a traditional Chinese family filial piety is rigidly observed.
3. Janice smelt of piety and coal tar soap.
4. This is clearly a work of filial piety.
5. They put great store in filial piety and playing by their rules.
6. A believer might move from one form of piety to another, embracing mysticism and rationalism at the same time.
7. Within families filial piety was the keystone of morality and it led logically to an absolute obedience to the household head.
8. It was a city where piety and the hard sell met.
9. It is an essential element of the primal piety, the archaic spirituality, that pentecostal worship brings to the surface.
10. Such expressions of piety are written from the highest motives, and are true to the faith in one way.
11. I approve the deadly seriousness, the piety, the need for something sacred in your life.
12. Such emotionally fervent piety was also provided with a catalyst in the devotional use of images.
13. Isabella never let her own piety give her simple ease.
14. His Buddhist piety led representatives of the thousands of Untouchables who had embraced Buddhism to invite him to be their leader.
15. Its vigour and vitality attest to a popular piety deeply rooted in the everyday life of the local community.
16. In this strange mix of piety and bawdiness, they directly recall the world of Dargah Quli Khan and the Muraqqa'-e-Dehli.
17. The last thing to be neglected is to observe the filial piety.
18. He beat in me the duties of loyalty and filial piety.
19. Nu might have been a village schoolmaster, or a teller of tales, respected for his
20. They lived under constant threat of exposure and extermination at the hands of the Inquisition, which monitored Christians' piety.
21. This liturgical pattern was also repeated in the vernacular literature produced by the Franciscans and aimed at stimulating lay piety.
22. Felix rejected an offer of the see after Bishop Maximus died and lived his days out in piety.
23. Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Ambrose Bierce 
24. However, where the two virtues conflicted, loyalty tended to take precedence over filial piety.
25. Groups of winsome lads violate the faith of the believers with acts which are sufficient to shake the very roots of piety.
26. At times she felt overwhelmed by his personality, which sometimes bordered on piety.
27. Here it may be as well to shift from filial piety to what for our society is the more straight forward issue of theft.
28. Despite her glamour she was never a prima donna, and the memory of her vocal clarity and unaffected piety will endure.
29. As with the old eastern empire, the inspiration was a mixture of piety and politics.
30. The Grange has always been a happy house and still has a faint atmosphere of piety, fully intended by Mr Teulon.
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