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An example use of pious in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… sad and pious solemnity and the other …”
Pious means devoutly religious.
the word pious occurs in english on average 2.3 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.
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 pious can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;