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piosity

[pahy-os-i-tee] /paɪˈɒs ɪ ti/
noun, plural piosities.
1.
an excessive or obvious show of piety; sanctimoniousness.
2.
an act or instance of such piety:
the piosities of our Puritan forefathers.
Origin of piosity
1920-1925
1920-25; pious + -ity; modeled on religious, religiosity
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