a.) Of or pertaining to piety; exhibiting piety; reverential; dutiful; religious; devout; godly.
His father is a pious confessor.
Alexander is a pious follower of the faith.
Ella was a pious, earnest woman.
He was brought up by pious female relatives.
She is a pious follower of the faith, never missing her prayers.
Such reforms seem likely to remain little more than pious hopes.
He teaches the Bible in theological schools and is a pious Christian.
Lucien had believed commitment to the Vibrancy involved a strict and pious discipline.
The weak are bullied by the strong, the little by the big, the pious by the irreligious.
There are 613 commandments required of a pious Jew.
He dismissed his critics as pious do-gooders.
That might sound like an irritatingly abstract or pious plea.