pietistic

[ pahy-i-tiz-uhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF pietistic
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We can think of God's Kingdom and righteousness only in the light of the pietistic.

Snoilsky was "awake," to use a pietistic expression, Bjrck was dead.

His mind was sombre and pietistic, and his imagination bizarre and vivid.

Did not the poet Young exclaim, in one of his most pietistic "Night Thoughts,"

But I was never able to observe that it produced any pietistic tone in number 94.

Then, again, the whole thing is a little too pietistic for ordinary use.

Don't think from this rhapsody that I am undergoing a fit of pietistic exaltation.

Her past pietistic fervors had left her with no memento of consolation.

There was nothing of the ethereal, the spiritual, the pietistic, or the pathetic about him.

There was pietistic influence in Ritschl's ancestry, as also in Schleiermacher's.

WORD ORIGIN

1804, from pietist + -ic. Related: Pietistical.

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