how to pronounce piety


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the above transcription of piety is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

piety is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of piety in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… temples to demonstrate his piety to the …”

meanings of piety


  1. Similar reverence to one's parents and family or to one's country.
  2. A devout act or thought.
  3. Reverence and devotion to God.
  4. A belief that is accepted unthinkingly and with undue reverence.

piety frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word piety occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics piety can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that piety can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to piety


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