Associations to the word «Pious»


PIOUS, adjective. Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.
PIOUS FICTION, noun. (sometimes pejorative) A fictional, often religious narrative, presented as true by its author to accomplish some altruistic motive.
PIOUS FRAUD, noun. An act of innocent deceit, technically using the methods of a fraudster but for an honest, honorable purpose
PIOUS FRAUD, noun. A person involved in such a fraud.

Dictionary definition

PIOUS, adjective. Having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings".

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury