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pious
used in Macbeth

2 uses
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Definition
religious or highly moral
  • the most pious Edward
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (55% in)
pious = behaving in a highly moral or religious manner
  • How it did grieve Macbeth! did he not straight, In pious rage, the two delinquents tear That were the slaves of drink and thralls of sleep?
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (25% in)
pious = moral
There are no more uses of "pious" in Macbeth.

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