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piety

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of piety

  1. 1 belief and trust in and loyalty to God <her piety is quiet but profound> Synonyms devotion, faith, religionRelated Words devoutness, piousness, religiousness; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship; profession, protestationNear Antonyms disbelief, doubt, unbelief, unfaith; agnosticism, know-nothingism; apostasy, lapse, tergiversationAntonyms atheism, godlessness

  2. 2 the quality or state of being spiritually pure or virtuous <among fellow clerics he is respected and admired for his piety> Synonyms blessedness, devoutness, godliness, holiness, piousness, sainthood, saintliness, saintship, sanctityRelated Words asceticism, devotion, morality, prayerfulness, religiousness, spirituality; priestliness; goodness, rectitude, righteousness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness; consecration, sacrednessNear Antonyms blasphemousness, irreverence, sacrilegiousness; depravedness, depravity, evilness, heinousness, monstrosity, sinfulness, vileness, wickedness; hypocrisy, sanctimoniousness, sanctimonyAntonyms godlessness, impiety, ungodliness, unholiness

  3. 3 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty <familial piety keeps me from refusing to help my brother in this financial crisis> Synonyms adhesion, allegiance, attachment, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, fidelity, steadfastness, trothRelated Words affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthinessNear Antonyms alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separationAntonyms disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness





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