Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: pious

fromm [relig.]
andächtig
heuchlerisch
scheinheilig
pharisäerhaft (scheinheilig)
heilig [veraltend] (fromm)
gottergeben (fromm)
gottesfürchtig
religiös (fromm)


Bespielsätze

And, as to hopes of a glorious resurrection, I’ve often heard him say masel’ that he hoped he’d go to hell, for his mother was so pious that she’d be sure to go to heaven, an’ he didn’t want to addle where she was.
Further, always using religion as a plea, so as to undertake greater schemes, he devoted himself with pious cruelty to driving out and clearing his kingdom of the Moors; nor could there be a more admirable example, nor one more rare.
A Pious King.
Why, before, he looked like the orneriest old rip that ever was; but now, when he’d take off his new white beaver and make a bow and do a smile, he looked that grand and good and pious that you’d say he had walked right out of the ark, and maybe was old Leviticus himself.
Well, by and by the king he gets up and comes forward a little, and works himself up and slobbers out a speech, all full of tears and flapdoodle about its being a sore trial for him and his poor brother to lose the diseased, and to miss seeing diseased alive after the long journey of four thousand mile, but it’s a trial that’s sweetened and sanctified to us by this dear sympathy and these holy tears, and so he thanks them out of his heart and out of his brother’s heart, because out of their mouths they can’t, words being too weak and cold, and all that kind of rot and slush, till it was just sickening; and then he blubbers out a pious goody-goody Amen, and turns himself loose and goes to crying fit to bust.
How now in the contemplative evening of his days, the pious Bildad reconciled these things in the reminiscence, I do not know; but it did not seem to concern him much, and very probably he had long since come to the sage and sensible conclusion that a man’s religion is one thing, and this practical world quite another.
For a pious man, especially for a Quaker, he was certainly rather hard-hearted, to say the least.
I was comforting myself, however, with the thought that in pious Bildad might be found some salvation, spite of his seven hundred and seventy-seventh lay; when I felt a sudden sharp poke in my rear, and turning round, was horrified at the apparition of Captain Peleg in the act of withdrawing his leg from my immediate vicinity.
For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
The sea-vultures all in pious mourning, the air-sharks all punctiliously in black or speckled.


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Deutsch Englisch
pharisäerhaft (scheinheilig) pious
bigott (überfromm) over-pious
heilig [veraltend] (fromm) pious
überfromm over-pious
fromm [relig.] pious
brav pious [obs.]
Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen [musik.] (Johann Sebastian Bach) Dearest Emmanuel, duke of the pious
frommer Betrug {m} (Notlüge) pious fraud
gottergeben (fromm) pious
frommer Wunsch {m} pious hope