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What is another word for pious?

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Adjective
Devoutly or closely following the precepts, practices or doctrines of a religion
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“The paradox for me lay in the fact that alongside his role as a pious Christian was his role as a warrior leader.”
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Having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion, especially to a religion or deity
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“Ms. Zhong, wife of a fisherman named Jinying, was a pious follower of Buddhism.”
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Making or constituting a hypocritical display of virtue
“Yet it has evolved as the major challenge of our day, demanding responses beyond pious platitudes.”
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(of a hope) Sincere, but unlikely to be fulfilled
“The document it produced was toothless, consisting of many pious hopes and a few unenforceable targets.”
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Smug or ostentatiously virtuous
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(of a person) Wholesome and untainted by immorality
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Having or displaying a passionate intensity
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