Associations to the word «Piety»


PIETY, noun. (uncountable) reverence and devotion to God
PIETY, noun. (uncountable) similar reverence to one's parents and family
PIETY, noun. (countable) a devout act or thought

Dictionary definition

PIETY, noun. Righteousness by virtue of being pious.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin