religiosity vs piety : Common Errors in English

About religiosity vs piety

The main modern use of “religiosity” is to describe exaggerated or ostentatious showing off of one’s religiousness. A better word to label the quality of being truly religious is “piety.”

religiosity Meaning(s)

  • (n) exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal

piety Meaning(s)

  • (n) righteousness by virtue of being pious

religiosity in News

  1. Did You Know Warner Bros. Has Been Using Jesus to Market 'Man of Steel'?

    (Photo: Warner Bros.) As we pointed out in our review , Man of Steel is heavy on the religious symbolism, which makes sense considering the original Superman story drew large amounts of inspiration from the Old and New Testaments. But the religiosity of the film isn't just a series of symbols and allegories — it's a marketing strategy. Warner Bros. hired Grace Hill Media , a PR company whose ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Zimbio

  2. Did You Know Waner Bros. Has Been Using Jesus to Market 'Man of Steel'?

    (Photo: Warner Bros.) As we pointed out in our review , Man of Steel is heavy on the religious symbolism, which makes sense considering the original Superman story drew large amounts of inspiration from the Old and New Testaments. But the religiosity of the film isn't just a series of symbols and allegories — it's a marketing strategy. Warner Bros. hired Grace Hill Media , a PR company whose ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Zimbio

piety in News

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