Pious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pious

Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.

Short Example Sentence for Pious

  • 1. He was evidently ingenuous and sincere, pious and lovable. 🔊
  • 2. Elburz, where she committed him to the care of a pious anchorite. 🔊
  • 3. What pious men in the parlor will vote for what reprobates at the polls! 🔊
  • 4. A man of most venerable looks, highly cultivated mind, and a warm pious heart. 🔊
  • 5. Have I not a pious mercy towards that nation which formerly took me captive? 🔊
  • 6. As piety went in those days, Luther had been raised a pious young man. 🔊
  • 7. The pious Bishop Nicolas sent for the originator of these disorders. 🔊
  • 8. As Father Jose gazed, he was penetrated with a pious longing. 🔊
  • 9. In Crete too was the grave of Zeus: a scandal to pious heathendom. 🔊
  • 10. An' there I met a pious Hindu dhriving a bullock-kyart. 🔊

How to use Pious in a Sentence?

  • 1. The pious and charitable proprietor has a foreman not quite so pious and charitable. 🔊
  • 2. In religion these estimable wives are pious in habit but somewhat nebulous in faith. 🔊
  • 3. My whole philosophy became pitiful and humble before the pious trust of this strong soul. 🔊
  • 4. They were a pair of pious souls, and would, of course, never exaggerate to the length of a lie. 🔊
  • 5. Does Rome perhaps think the same of all the pious pilgrims that annually crowd Rome? 🔊
  • 6. The constant use of pious phrases is not a good sign either of Moslem or Christian. 🔊
  • 7. Upon my soul, Sedley, you are a pretty father confessor, and give pious admonition! 🔊
  • 8. And whether pious in the good old way; They think, if pliant there, us too he will obey. 🔊
  • 9. Fired by this pious zeal, Father Jose went forward in the van of Christian pioneers. 🔊
  • 10. I tell you, Rocky Springs 'ud get pious right away under the influence of bird's-eye maple. 🔊
  • 11. They painted to decorate churches which themselves represented the pious work of several generations of a given city. 🔊
  • 12. Much ostentation comes out in the keeping of it; very pious people begin to fast before the month sets in. 🔊
  • 13. The enthusiastic lawyer refused all promotion, and became a quite pious adorer of this angel of grace and beauty. 🔊
  • 14. After the manner of pious monks the two companions walked one behind the other, reciting prayers and litanies. 🔊
  • 15. She were always at chapel and meeting, and as full of pious talk as an egg's full of meat. 🔊
  • 16. That sum has been produced by the pious bequests that have been left for charitable purposes by the inhabitants of Manila. 🔊
  • 17. Who knows what her pious husband might do, if the last person in whose presence he is obliged to control himself should go away? 🔊
  • 18. The first devil who speaks has set the hut of some pious poor on fire; the second has buried a fleet of usurers in the waves. 🔊
  • 19. Although travellers are nominally exempt from the fast from water at least, pious Moslems do not avail themselves of the liberty. 🔊
  • 20. I had only heard that he was a very austere and pious person, always at Mass, and that sort of thing. 🔊
  • 21. The whole order of the Dominicans also went heart and hand in the pious work of detecting and punishing the heretics. 🔊
  • 22. The t'other left in durance, for the want And pious tender of so smalle a somme. 🔊
  • 23. A pious bard, however, had considerable latitude; and the phrase does not represent all that Homer was. 🔊
  • 24. As a matter of fact the necessity of having to pay, to actually give money to people, infuriated the pious Therese. 🔊
  • 25. The purpose was, internal improvement in Ireland, and any national uses, whether pious or charitable. 🔊
  • 26. Deep as was the penitence of the Count of Anjou, it did not stand in the way of the exercise of a little pious fraud. 🔊
  • 27. The child of a poor but pious mother, (a widow with six children), she had every advantage of a virtuous, consecrated home. 🔊
  • 28. He is a zealous Moslem, and the pious phrases which sit so oddly on Hadji come very naturally from his lips. 🔊
  • 29. It was only the jingals in the Gyantse-jong firing away at us patiently and solemnly, in the pious hope that they one day might hit something. 🔊
  • 30. Considering the sensitive and pious disposition of the average Irishman, such ostracism was even more poignant than it would be to an Englishman. 🔊