Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • god dienend
  • having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
"pious readings"


  1. My wife is chaste and pious.
  2. Although I am a pious man, I am not the less a man.
  3. So characteristic of what a pious Christian would say, this courteous phrase.
  4. 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.