Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of a pious disposition.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Pendennis saw Blanche light-minded and frivolous, detected many wants in her which offended the pure and pious-minded lady; a want of reverence for her parents, and for things more sacred, Helen thought: worldliness and selfishness couched under pretty words and tender expressions.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Among pious-minded people two extreme errors are not infrequently met with.

    Explanation of Catholic Morals A Concise, Reasoned, and Popular Exposition of Catholic Morals

  • It appealed to the pious-minded who desired a simplification of Christian dogma and a comprehensible method of salvation.

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • To his literal, pious-minded wife he at times seemed the incarnation of wickedness.

    Mr. Opp

  • While the community was in this state of demoralization, each, from the abbot downwards, vying with the other in the number and enormity of their sins, there came a pious-minded youth from a neighbouring village, who begged that he might be permitted to join the order.

    The Firm of Girdlestone

  • Denonville, the governor, a pious-minded dragoon, walked the deck all day reading the Psalms of

    The Refugees

  • I had rather see any man for whose welfare I cared, married to a virtuous and pious-minded housemaid, than to this young lady, as she is called, with all her wealth and position, who would eat out his soul with her acid unbelief and turn the world upside down to satisfy her fancy.

    Love Eternal

  • But Luther saw in it nothing more that was essential, such as would necessitate further controversy, or deter him from friendly intercourse with these pious-minded people.

    Life of Martin Luther

  • Blanche light-minded and frivolous, detected many wants in her which offended the pure and pious-minded lady; a want of reverence for her parents, and for things more sacred, Helen thought: worldliness and selfishness couched under pretty words and tender expressions.

    The History of Pendennis

  • The other awardees included a pious-minded personality V. S.ankar; a noted V.dic scholar S. Krishnamoorthy Ganapadigal; renowed literary giant and former Editor of 'Amudasurabi,'

    The Hindu - Front Page

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