[ pahy-i-tas ]
/ ˈpaɪ ɪˌtæs /
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the ancient Roman personification of familial affection, patriotism, and piety.
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pier table, pies, Piesporter, piet, Pietà, Pietas, Pietermaritzburg, Pietism, piet-my-vrou, Pietro da Cortona, piety
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How to use Pietas in a sentence
Quae pietas Scipioni postea aedilitatem petenti favorem populi conciliavit.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
A stork upon a nest woven of wheat-ears and vine-tendrils, with the inscription, Pietas incomparabilis.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume III (of 3)|Leonard Williams
Castitas fides earitas pietas obsequium Et quaecumque deus faemenis inesse praecepit.The Common People of Ancient Rome|Frank Frost Abbott
The word pietas, in such connections, has no English equivalent, and is difficult to translate.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau
The Latin pietas impressed a religious character upon filial duty.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay