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pious

US [ˈpaɪəs]
UK ['paɪəs]
  • adj.虔诚的;虔敬的;道貌岸然的;伪善的
  • Web虔奉宗教的;虔信;信神的
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adj.
1.
虔诚的;虔敬的having or showing a deep respect for God and religion
pious acts
虔诚之举
2.
道貌岸然的;伪善的;假正经的pretending to be religious, moral or good in order to impress other people
pious sentiments
虚情假意
3.
~ hope
可望而不可即的;难以实现的something that you want to happen but is unlikely to be achieved
Such reforms seem likely to remain little more than pious hopes.
这类改革可能只是画饼充饥而已。

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