Definitions for "PIETY"
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.
Jewish pity demanded both study of the Law and the practice of the good works of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Piety is a principal preoccupation of the Pastoral Letters.
the self-conscious attempt to conform behavior to ethics and belief
Piety is a desire and willingness to work toward spiritual goals through our actions in this world.