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piosity

[ pahy-os-i-tee ]
/ paɪˈɒs ɪ ti /
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noun, plural pi·os·i·ties.
an excessive or obvious show of piety; sanctimoniousness.
an act or instance of such piety: the piosities of our Puritan forefathers.
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Origin of piosity

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

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