VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

V. RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS

3. Religious sentiments

Piety.

[Antonyms: impiety.]

[Nouns] piety, religion, theism, faith; religiousness, holiness; saintship; religionism; sanctimony (assumed piety) [more]; reverence (respect) [more]; humility, veneration, devotion; prostration (worship) [more]; grace, unction, edification; sanctity, sanctitude; consecration.

spiritual existence, odor of sanctity, beauty of holiness.

theopathy, beatification, adoption, regeneration, conversion, justification, sanctification, salvation, inspiration, bread of life; Body and Blood of Christ.

believer, convert, theist, Christian, devotee, pietist; the good, the righteous, the just, the believing, the elect; Saint, Madonna, Notre Dame, Our Lady.

the children of God, the children of the Kingdom, the children of the light.

[Verbs] be pious; have faith; believe, receive Christ; revere [more]; be converted

convert, edify, sanctify, keep holy, beatify, regenerate, inspire, consecate, enshrine.

[Adjectives] pious, religious, devout, devoted, reverent, godly, heavenly-minded, humble, pure, holy, spiritual, pietistic; saintly, saint-like; seraphic, sacred, solemn.

believing, faithful, Christian, Catholic.

elected, adopted, justified, sanctified, regenerated, inspired, consecrated, converted, unearthly, not of the earth.

[Phrases] ne vile fano; "pure-eyed Faith . . . thou hovering angel girt with golden wings" [Milton].

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