Pietistic
Pietistic Pi`e*tis"tic, Pietistical Pi`e*tis"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the Pietists; hence, in contempt, affectedly or demonstratively religious. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • pietistic — (adj.) 1830, from PIETIST (Cf. pietist) + IC (Cf. ic). Related: Pietistical …   Etymology dictionary

  • pietistic — sanctimonious, pious, *devout, religious Analogous words: reverencing or reverential, venerating, adoring, worshiping (see corresponding verbs at REVERE): fervid, perfervid, ardent, fervent (see IMPASSIONED): *sentimental, maudlin, romantic …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pietistic — adjective 1. of or relating to Pietism the Pietistic movement • Syn: ↑pietistical • Pertains to noun: ↑Pietism (for: ↑pietistical), ↑Pietism …   Useful english dictionary

  • pietistic — adjective Date: 1830 1. of or relating to Pietism 2. a. of or relating to religious devotion or devout persons b. marked by overly sentimental or emotional devotion to religion ; religiose • pietistically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pietistic — See pietist. * * * …   Universalium

  • pietistic — Synonyms and related words: Christian, Christianlike, Christianly, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, adoring, affected, assured, believing, canting, certain, confident, convinced, cultish, cultist, cultistic, devoted, devout, dogmatic, doubtless, dutiful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pietistic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion: devotional, devout, godly, holy, pietistical, pious, prayerful, religious, saintly. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students

  • pietistic — pi·etis·tic …   English syllables

  • filio-pietistic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pietistical — Pietistic Pi e*tis tic, Pietistical Pi e*tis tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the Pietists; hence, in contempt, affectedly or demonstratively religious. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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