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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pi·e·ty /ˈpaɪəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pi·e·ty n.
 1. Veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character; loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest devotion to his service.
    Piety is the only proper and adequate relief of decaying man.   --Rambler.
 2. Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.
 Conferred upon me for the piety
 Which to my country I was judged to have shown.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Religion; sanctity; devotion; godliness; holiness. See Religion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : righteousness by virtue of being pious [syn: piousness]
          [ant: impiety]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Lat. pietas, properly honour and respect toward parents (1 Tim.
    5:4). In Acts 17:23 the Greek verb is rendered "ye worship," as
    applicable to God.