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pious
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
behaving in a highly moral or religious manner

or less commonly:  behaving highly moral in a self-righteous or holier-than-thou manner
  • You pious black ape!
    3.30 (35% in)
  • However, I admired him and tried to copy him far more than I ever did my father, for Father is an amiable gentleman full of honorable habits and pious saws—so you see how it goes.
    4.38 (80% in)
  • And as for you, giving yourself pious airs about your motherhood, why, a cat's a better mother than you!
    5.54 (97% in)
  • I was almost afraid from your pious talk that you'd had a change of heart, but I see you've got no more sincerity about the Democrats than about anything else.
    5.58 (58% in)

There are no more uses of "pious" in Gone with the Wind.

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