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Meaning of PIETISTIC

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to Pietism; "the Pietistic movement"
 

PIETISTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: holier-than-thou, pharisaic, pharisaical, pietistical, pietistical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pi`e*tis"tic\, Pietistical \Pi`e*tis"tic*al\, a.
Of or pertaining to the Pietists; hence, in contempt,
affectedly or demonstratively religious. --Addison.

 
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