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pious

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The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
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Etymology

From Latin pius

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Adjective

pious (not comparable)

Positive
pious

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or pertaining to piety, devout, exhibiting piety.
  2. Practiced under the pretext of religion; prompted by mistaken piety.
    • pious errors; pious frauds.

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