He was revered by many as a saint because he was so pious.
I was interested in learning more about the pious founders' past.
They were not pious sentiments, but the very promises of God on which we all depend.
It sounds so pious to say, "I'll just rely on the Lord," but it isn't scriptural.
The purpose of the European Union is a very divine purpose, a very pious purpose, a very religious purpose.
He had pious devotion with no deep theological background.
At the same time the author concedes that he was not deeply pious.
The man most suspected of pious platitudes was Tony Blair.
A lot of pious fraud went on in writings of the ancient world.
She was rather stout, and she was not pious; moreover, she was not anxious on Jim's account.
They were pious foundations created for mutual benefit and for purposes of charity.
They were to be applied to pious uses.
The society counted many members among the pious women in the convents of southern Germany.
The bank of the river is entirely lined with stone, and there are many very fine ghats or landing-places built by pious devotees, and highly ornamented.