pharisaic, ecclesiastical, devotional, pietistical, pietistic, divine, holier-than-thou, devout, divine, hallowed, self-righteous, prayerful, sanctimonious, sacred, saintly, priestly, worshipful, religion, reverent, godly, god-fearing, clerical, pharisaical.
pious (part of speech: adjective)
" I feel almost as pious
when I watch a Moslem praying before sunset as I do when a boy's voice is reaching up to heaven in one of our Gothic cathedrals at home.
- "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
I by no means intend to say, that there are not a large number of most worthy, pious,
and faithful ministers, in the English Establishment, and especially among the poorer clergy.
- "Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland", Henry B. Stanton.
King had not forgotten, however, his duty to the saints.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.