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]

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

  • pietistical — pi·etis·ti·cal …   English syllables

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

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

  • holier-than-thou — adjective excessively or hypocritically pious a sickening sanctimonious smile • Syn: ↑pietistic, ↑pietistical, ↑pharisaic, ↑pharisaical, ↑sanctimonious, ↑self righteous • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pharisaic — adjective excessively or hypocritically pious a sickening sanctimonious smile • Syn: ↑holier than thou, ↑pietistic, ↑pietistical, ↑pharisaical, ↑sanctimonious, ↑self righteous • Similar t …   Useful english dictionary

  • pharisaical — adjective excessively or hypocritically pious a sickening sanctimonious smile • Syn: ↑holier than thou, ↑pietistic, ↑pietistical, ↑pharisaic, ↑sanctimonious, ↑self righteous • Similar to …   Useful english dictionary

  • holier-than-thou — adj. being excessively or hypocritically pious while condemning others as being less virtuous than oneself. Syn: pietistic, pietistical, pharisaic, pharisaical, sanctimonious, self righteous. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Per Olov Enquist — Born 23 September 1934 (1934 09 23) (age 77) Hjoggböle, Skellefteå, Västerbotten, Sweden …   Wikipedia

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