- god dienend
- having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
- My wife is chaste and pious.
- Although I am a pious man, I am not the less a man.
- So characteristic of what a pious Christian would say, this courteous phrase.
- A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.