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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