Reverence for the Supreme Being, based upon His supposed resemblance to man. The pig is taught by sermons and epistles To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles. Judibras
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.
Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.
Righteousness by virtue of being pious.
Just as faith was an important medieval virtue of particular importance to knights, piety kept that faith strongly held.
Piety is from the Latin [ pietas] meaning dutifulness. In Theological terms it means dutifulness to God, as in being devout in having reverential commitment to the Lord, which is expressed in the Christian life. The virtue of acting in devotion, duty, and worship to God, is called Piety. [ back
The state or quality of being pious, especially: Religious devotion and reverence to God. Devotion and reverence to parents and family
Righteousness, devoutness, reverence, religiousness
Reverence toward God or the gods; religious devoutness