pious

pious(
pay
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (devout)
a. piadoso
He was brought up in a pious family who prayed together every day.Se educó en una familia piadosa en la que todos rezaban juntos cada día.
b. pío
The pilgrims gazed at the statue in pious adoration.Los peregrinos miraban la estatua con pía adoración.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(sanctimonious)
a. beato
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
I can't stand her pious attitude. She's incapable of having fun.Me enferma su actitud beata. Es incapaz de divertirse.
b. santurrón
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
That man is so pious and judgmental, no one comes up to his standards.Ese hombre es tan santurrón y sentencioso; nadie está nunca a su altura.
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pious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. pío(a), piadoso(a)
a pious hopeuna vana ilusión
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pious [ˈpaɪəs]
adjective
piadoso; pío; santurrón; beato;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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