pietistic

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pi·e·tism

 (pī′ĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. Stress on the emotional and personal aspects of religion.
2. Affected or exaggerated piety.
3. Pietism A reform movement in the German Lutheran Church during the 1600s and 1700s, which strove to renew the devotional ideal in the Protestant religion.

[German Pietismus, from Latin pietās, piety; see piety.]

pi′e·tist n.
pi′e·tis′tic adj.
pi′e·tis′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pietistic - of or relating to Pietism; "the Pietistic movement"
2.pietistic - excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
pious - having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"

pietistic

adjective
Deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion:
Translations

pietistic

[paɪəˈtɪstɪk] ADJ (pej) → pietista, beato, mojigato

pietistic

adj (pej)frömmelnd