fil·​io·​pi·​etis·​tic ˈfi-lē-ō-ˌpī-ə-ˈti-stik How to pronounce filiopietistic (audio)
: of or relating to an often excessive veneration of ancestors or tradition

Word History


filial + -o- + pietistic

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of filiopietistic was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Filiopietistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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