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How can I remember sanctimonious?

How can I remember sanctimonious?

(Pronounced sangk-tuh-moh-nee-uhs) The cat sang until the dog moaned at us (sanctimonious) but there was nothing we could do because the cat was acting as if it was on the moral high ground.

What is mean by pious in English?

Definition of pious 1a : marked by or showing reverence for deity and devotion to divine worship. b : marked by conspicuous religiosity a hypocrite—a thing all pious words and uncharitable deeds— Charles Reade. 2 : sacred or devotional as distinct from the profane or secular : religious a pious opinion.

What does piety towards God mean?

reverence for God or devout fulfillment of religious obligations: a prayer full of piety. the quality or state of being pious: saintly piety. dutiful respect or regard for parents, homeland, etc.: filial piety. a pious act, remark, belief, or the like: the pieties and sacrifices of an austere life.

What does piousness mean?

1. a. Earnestly compliant in the observance of religion; reverent or devout: a pious nun. b. Showing or characterized by religious devotion: pious observance.

What’s the opposite of sanctimonious?

Antonyms. impious worldly wicked profane impiety irreligious piety. pharisaic holier-than-thou self-righteous pharisaical pious.

What do you call a self-righteous person?

complacent, egotistical, hypocritical, pious, sanctimonious, affected, canting, goody-goody, holier-than-thou, noble, pharisaic, pietistic, preachy, self-satisfied, superior.

What is a pious girl?

1 having or expressing reverence for a god or gods; religious; devout. 2 marked by reverence. 3 marked by false reverence; sanctimonious. 4 sacred; not secular.

What is the opposite pious?

Opposite of devoutly or closely following the precepts, practices or doctrines of a religion. impious. irreligious. ungodly. unholy.

What are the three acts of piety?

The Works of Piety are: Prayer. Searching the Scriptures. Holy Communion.

What does piety mean biblically?

devotion to God
: devotion to God : the state or fact of being pious.

What is a pious woman?

adj. 1 having or expressing reverence for a god or gods; religious; devout. 2 marked by reverence.

Is it Pius or pious?

Pius (/ˈpaɪəs/ PY-əs, Latin: [ˈpiːʊs]) Latin for “pious”, is a masculine given name. Its feminine form is Pia.