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Definición de “pious” en inglés

pious

adjective uk   /ˈpaɪ.əs/ us  

pious adjective (RELIGIOUS)

strongly believing in religion, and living in a way that shows this belief: She is a pious follower of the faith, never missing her prayers.

pious adjective (PRETENDING)

disapproving pretending to have sincere feelings: Quit the pious apologies - I know you don't really care. pious hope UK something that is unlikely to happen
piously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
(Definition of pious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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