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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “pious”

pious

adjective (PRETENDING)
假裝的
 
 
/ˈpaɪ.əs/
disapproving pretending to have sincere feelings
假虔誠的;偽善的;虛偽的
Quit the pious apologies - I know you don't really care.
別假惺惺地道歉了——我知道你並非真的在乎。
Affected and insincere
pious hope UK something which is unlikely to happen
不可能實現的希望,不切實際的希望
Unreal things and unrealityHoping and hopefulnessPotential
piously
 
 
/ˈpaɪ.ə.sli/ adverb
Worshipping a godAffected and insincere
(Definition of pious adjective (PRETENDING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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