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PIOUSLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does piously mean? 

PIOUSLY (adverb)
  The adverb PIOUSLY has 2 senses:

1. in a pious manner
2. in a devout and pious manner

  Familiarity information: PIOUSLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PIOUSLY (adverb)


Sense 1piously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a pious manner

Context example:

this received opinion is piously affirmed

Antonym:

impiously (in an impious manner)


Sense 2piously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a devout and pious manner

Synonyms:

devoutly; piously

Context example:

she was devoutly Catholic

Pertainym:

pious (having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity)


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