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Piety

noun

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.

2) Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.

Example Sentences for

Piety

1) Although Chinese-derived Confucian concepts such as loyalty and filial Piety were certainly extolled in Japanese texts from the medieval period , the actual term bushid is extremely rare in ancient texts , and does not even appear in famous texts supposedly describing this code , such as the Hagakure of Yamamoto Tsunetomo
2) Otto Stegmüller : `` Barock ' , In : Lexikon der Marienkunde , Regensburg 1967 , 566 During and after the Catholic Reformation , Marian Piety experienced unforeseen growth with over 500 pages of mariological writings during the 17th century alone
3) Here and there they wish even to make women into free spirits and literary workers: as though a woman without Piety would not be something perfectly obnoxious or ludicrous to a profound and godless man;óalmost everywhere her nerves are being ruined by the most morbid and dangerous kind of music (our latest German music), and she is daily being made more hysterical and more incapable of fulfilling her first and last function, that of bearing robust children.
4) There is perhaps nothing so admirable in Christianity and Buddhism as their art of teaching even the lowest to elevate themselves by Piety to a seemingly higher order of things, and thereby to retain their satisfaction with the actual world in which they find it difficult enough to liveóthis very difficulty being necessary. 62.
5) This code is said to have emphasized virtues such as loyalty , honor , obedience , duty , filial Piety , and self-sacrifice
6) There is perhaps nothing so admirable in Christianity and Buddhism as their art of teaching even the lowest to elevate themselves by Piety to a seemingly higher order of things, and thereby to retain their satisfaction with the actual world in which they find it difficult enough to liveóthis very difficulty being necessary. 62.
7) Here and there they wish even to make women into free spirits and literary workers: as though a woman without Piety would not be something perfectly obnoxious or ludicrous to a profound and godless man;óalmost everywhere her nerves are being ruined by the most morbid and dangerous kind of music (our latest German music), and she is daily being made more hysterical and more incapable of fulfilling her first and last function, that of bearing robust children.