[ pahy-os-i-tee ]

noun,plural pi·os·i·ties.
  1. an excessive or obvious show of piety; sanctimoniousness.

  2. an act or instance of such piety: the piosities of our Puritan forefathers.

Origin of piosity

1920–25; pious + -ity; modeled on religious, religiosity

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