Meaning of piosity

pi•os•i•ty

Pronunciation: (pī-os'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. an excessive or obvious show of piety; sanctimoniousness.
  2. an act or instance of such piety: the piosities of our Puritan forefathers.
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