Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to pietism, especially that associated with Luther and his followers; excessively pious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Pietists; hence, in contempt, affectedly or demonstratively religious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Pietists.
  • [lowercase] Characterized by strong religious feeling as distinguished from mere intellectual orthodoxy, or doctrinalism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. excessively or hypocritically pious
  • adj. of or relating to Pietism

Etymologies

From pietist +‎ -ic, probably after German pietistisch. (Wiktionary)

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