Definition of Pietistical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Pietism. "The Pietistic movement"

Exact synonyms: Pietistic
Partainyms: Pietism, Pietism
Derivative terms: Pietism, Pietism



2. Adjective. Excessively or hypocritically pious. "A sickening sanctimonious smile"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pietistical

pies
piesesthesia
pieshop
pieshops
piesimeter
piesis
piet
piet-my-vrou
pieta
pietas
pieties
pietism
pietisms
pietist
pietistic
pietistical (current term)
pietistically
pietists
pietra dura
pietra serena
piets
piety
pietàs
piewipe
piewipes
piewoman
piewomen
piezo
piezo-
piezo effect

Literary usage of Pietistical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1839)
"The pietistical doctrine long reigned uninterruptedly at the university of Halle. Wolff, whom we have already mentioned, succeeded, however, at last, ..."

2. Manual of Universal Church History by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1892)
"This pietistical sect rejected the authority of Protestant synods and the Evangelical Alliance quite as courageously as the sectaries of the same name had ..."

3. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1839)
"The pietistical doctrine long reigned uninterruptedly at the university of Halle. Wolff, whom we have already mentioned, succeeded, however, at last, ..."

4. History of the Church in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach, John Fletcher Hurst (1869)
"... but especially the efforts of tract societies and similar institutions, which were described as pietistical. He came into contact with prominent German ..."

5. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1891)
"In the year 1842 a division took place in the pietistical movement then going on in this ... The old pietistical revival is now almost at an end ; not a few ..."

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