Synonym of pietistic

Alternative for pietistic

adj.

of or relating to Pietismexcessively or hypocritically pious

Adjective

Pertaining to pietism, especially that associated with Luther and his followers
devout pious religious saintly spiritual godly righteous divine sainted devotional faithful good saintlike virtuous moral pure sanctified believing consecrated dedicated devoted prayerful reverent hallowed pietistical perfect angelic blessed chaste clean faultless glorified godlike humble immaculate innocent just revered sacrosanct seraphic spotless sublime uncorrupt undefiled untainted unworldly upright venerable venerated god-fearing holy God-fearing celestial born-again supplicant supplicating pleading beseeching soliciting entreating imploring suppliant supplicatory ordained beatified canonized deified sinless canonised reserved messianic special committed dutiful churchgoing practising charismatic superhuman deific practicing transcendent sacred theological doctrinal scriptural sectarian churchly church ecclesiastical heavenly schismatic deistic sacerdotal pontifical supernatural clerical orthodox canonical priestly theistic ministerial ethical blameless upstanding worthy irreproachable guiltless sacral unprofane honest decent principled blest consecrate noble honourable uncorrupted law-abiding honorable right exalted respectable straight true high-minded nice exemplary scrupulous stand-up right-minded meritorious sacramental laudable conscientious praiseworthy noble-minded squeaky-clean trustworthy commendable all right fair anti-corruption adored equitable stainless beatific moralizing reverential smug moralising worshipped set apart among the angels worshiped charitable punctilious philanthropical impartial matchless philanthropic creditable deserving peerless seraph full of good works goody-goody immortal enshrined inviolable eternal anointed numinous solemn devoted to God dedicated to God reverenced proper moralistic conscionable incorruptible seemly truthful reputable chivalrous aboveboard distinguished gallant magnanimous decorous clean-living salt of the earth square true-blue courteous kosher

Adjective

Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice
puritanical prim prudish puritan severe ascetic Victorian austere forbidding moralistic narrow narrow-minded proper stiff strait-laced stuffy bigoted disapproving fanatical schoolmarmish starchy tight-laced bluenosed censorious hair-shirt nice-nelly old-maidish priggish prissy rigid schoolmistressy sententious spartan straightlaced straitlaced strict abstemious abstinent conforming goody-goody Grundyish moral stern genteel conventional governessy niminy-piminy formal prim and proper square mimsy demure uptight smug conservative fuddy-duddy stick-in-the-mud Pecksniffian straight overnice staid old-fashioned respectable self-righteous of the old school sanctimonious shockable old-maid precise fastidious overmodest holier-than-thou pompous stilted self-satisfied polite precious po-faced nice square-toed correct decorous ceremonial ceremonious virtuous goody-two-shoes conformist sedate straight-laced orthodox comme il faut overscrupulous squeamish prude pious overexact simpering mincing scrupulous offish affected rigorous finicky pretentious illiberal artificial pedantic Pharisaic hypocritical complacent vain pi god-fearing unctuous PC fussy particular politically correct goody two-shoes epicene blue-nose spic-and-span snobbish spruce meticulous wooden cleanly good dapper upright dignified stickling nit-picking choosy bourgeois traditional traditionalist namby-pamby suburban parochial reserved sober impersonal stodgy Pooterish fogeyish deadly musty dogmatic doctrinal Biedermeier humourless fusty button-down small-town bien pensant seemly old-fogeyish decent smoky foetid supercilious self-important hot bloated befitting humorless as dry as dust becoming smelly magisterial important warm fetid arrogant puffy refined gentlemanly ladylike fit right modest mannerly suitable fitting honourable honorable done courteous in line by the numbers by the book meet comely well-mannered de rigueur buttoned-down unadventurous mainstream distinguished socially acceptable august stately imposing punctilious forced portly unnatural mannered laboured strained solemn frigid unrelaxed icy labored moralizing Tartuffian churchy diehard boring stiff-necked pharisaical mealy-mouthed canting insincere superior dated deceiving preachy religiose Pharisaical false moralising out of date out of the ark out-of-date behind the times too good to be true to keep up appearances

Adjective

Characterized by a lack of sincerity
Pecksniffian insincere hypocritical phoney fake artificial pretended feigned phony backhanded unctuous mealy counterfeit mealymouthed double jive lip false duplicitous deceptive dissembling lying faithless fraudulent hollow canting specious spurious snide affected feigning glib jivey oily unnatural unreliable deluding pharisaic smooth sanctimonious pharisaical assuming bland captious cavilling caviling fishy moralistic pious two-faced double-dealing double-faced phoney-baloney phony-baloney Janus-faced left-handed self-righteous smooth-spoken smooth-tongued formal goody-goody holier-than-thou deceitful dishonest treacherous untruthful perfidious untrue disingenuous mendacious shifty pretentious disloyal pretend knavish devious dissimulating cynical underhand untrustworthy deceiving assumed inauthentic sham sly tricky underhanded guileful crafty back-stabbing evasive double-crossing hypocritic unfaithful Tartuffian Pharisaic Pharisaical exaggerated overdone cunning artful beguiling backstabbing sneaky misleading foxy not candid lacking sincerity put-on not frank double dealing slick pseud ambidextrous slippery unsound flimsy dual with tongue in cheek unconvincing invalid insignificant weak hollow-hearted devoid of validity ambiguous uncertain ironic equivocal paradoxical cryptic enigmatic sardonic dubious indirect double-meaning double-edged crooked swindling criminal sharp cheating illegal shady corrupt illicit bent dishonourable unscrupulous unlawful dirty defrauding fast unprincipled unethical rogue unfair unjust shonky dodgy pseudo bamboozling forged dishonorable against the law falsified mock imitation

Adjective

Kind in behavior or actions
good altruistic bighearted charitable compassionate friendly generous giving good-hearted humane humanitarian kind kindhearted kind-hearted magnanimous munificent philanthropic philanthropical selfless sympathetic unstinting beneficent benevolent considerate immaculate kindly merciful obliging self-sacrificing unselfish angelical approving benign bounteous bountiful creditable do-good eleemosynary esteemed free freehanded goody-goody greathearted holy inoffensive liberal moralistic openhanded openhearted pharisaical respected social-minded spotless unerring unsparing chaste gentle goodhearted graceful gracious great-hearted pietistical pristine tolerant unflawed unmarred well-disposed large-hearted prayerful redeemable redeeming unblamable untouched virginal helpful big-hearted caring benignant thoughtful big tender understanding lavish decent open-handed warm-hearted public-spirited warm ungrudging noble amiable hospitable amicable good-natured indulgent softhearted warmhearted tenderhearted all heart high-minded honourable honest just fair honorable soft-hearted lenient neighbourly neighborly accommodating tender-hearted nice lofty excellent easy mild free-handed loving chivalrous mellow well meaning almsgiving acceptable moderate reasonable loose soft-touch cordial affable equitable congenial responsive genial patient soft princely well-meaning civilized fulsome open freehearted profuse prodigal pleasant willing civilised agreeable likeable likable approachable human clement forbearing feeling socially concerned lovable righteous pitying respectful easygoing cheerful sociable delightful engaging fatherly well intentioned bleeding-heart motherly good-tempered good-humoured good-humored gallant sweet idealistic self-denying abundant ample unprejudiced ready solicitous plentiful full useful beneficient valuable donating prosocial patriotic contributing wonderful personable lovely loving and giving welfare nonprofit plenteous unstinted willingly given handsome gratuitous bleeding heart good scout Robin Hood not-for-profit non-profit non-profit-making forgiving unassuming generous to a fault public- spirited humble unpresumptuous modest mild-mannered swell ingratiating even-tempered self-effacing jovial doing good works affectionate empathic commiserative empathetic respectable elevated upstanding conscientious upright valiant goodish moral virtuous ethical great high principled heroic lordly accessible courteous sweet-natured prepossessing winsome harmless open-minded sentimental sensitive wholesome polite well-mannered deferential broad-minded comforting angelic soft touch cooperative benefic maternal brotherly calm tactful propitious unoffensive dutiful attentive regardful fatherlike sweet-tempered heart in right place pleasing supportive kin concerned commiserating fond open-hearted consoling condoling doting sympathizing sympathising hearty piteous permissive encouraging touchy-feely easy-going mushy sparing comprehending receptive ruthful companionable accepting having heart in right place condoning paternal avuncular full of pity moved pardoning pitiful very kind appreciative perceptive reassuring mindful well disposed old softie well-intentioned consolatory sorry heedful civil observant interested charming diplomatic thoughty social appealing welcoming well-bred appreciating vicarious winning taking enchanting captivating quiet placid comradely enthusiastic meek reverent soft-spoken temperate shy peaceful bland retiring non-confrontational cool pacific peaceable laid back dove-like lamblike demure sisterly dovelike simpatico barley-sugar as nice as pie heartfelt cheery sincere earnest happy wholehearted genuine inviting eager palsy convivial matey amorous deep chummy palsy-walsy bonhomous buddy-buddy long-suffering emotional catholic lax unbigoted complaisant unbiased stoical uncomplaining stoic latitudinarian easy-oasy sophisticated easy on wide progressive advanced easy with broad excusing free and easy radical

Adjective

Totally committed to a cause or belief
devout devoted dedicated earnest faithful genuine sincere staunch loyal ardent committed intense passionate steadfast zealous fervent deep enthusiastic firm keen resolute serious unwavering wholehearted active card-carrying constant down-the-line fast good pious pledged profound stanch steady sworn true true-blue vehement deep-dyed dinkum heartfelt red-hot adherent adoring fervid goody-goody heart-and-soul revering venerating worshipping worshiping mad keen true blue goody two-shoes dutiful dependable reliable trusty fanatical impassioned trustworthy allegiant unswerving stalwart unfaltering eager avid honest tried-and-true dyed-in-the-wool warm single-minded stable supportive enduring sure persistent immovable burning tried and true tried and tested deeply felt intent strong unfeigned perfervid true-hearted tried hearty patriotic orthodox unflinching driven stubborn solid conscientious fixed purposeful fiery strict trusted obdurate conservative traditional hard-core confirmed unchanging attached bona fide religious upright hard-working honourable honorable resolved liege full-hearted pure unfailing from the heart tenacious persevering settled inveterate unhesitating responsible gung ho spirited torrid motivated rigid passional stout diligent deep-seated uncompromising extreme inflexible cordial unmovable unbending energetic inexorable bound close assiduous rabid vigorous abiding unqualified studious solemn unquestioning truthful go-ahead straight secure incorruptible bosom true to life never-failing scrupulous boon truehearted heart-to-heart behind one fundamentalist reverent prayerful urgent attentive concerned sound big doting exuberant die-hard redoubtable adamant established immobile changeless determined consecrated admiring on one's side unflappable stiff tough in good faith through and through unyielding as thick as thieves inseparable durable certain decided strong-minded set on gritty set strong-willed dogged bent on hardboiled untiring indomitable obstinate buckled down bent engagé fond out-and-out as keen as mustard single-hearted old faithful given over to true to the end entrenched powerful abject acute conformist obedient open heightened severe intrenched exceptional consuming rooted extraordinary observant impervious dear real deepest emphatic upfront confiding correct believable loving affectionate circumspect deep-rooted stirring thorough inflamed rousing supreme excessive great grave righteous right just trustable moral virtuous ethical nice safe decent unpretending meant calculable right-minded actual pretensionless undissembled undesigning authentic string along with on the level doctrinal all-consuming thoroughgoing worthy veridical undistorted estimable high-principled creditable square all right hardened militant twenty-four carat honest to God bred-in-the-bone no lie on the up and up up front hopeful pushy forceful fierce zestful engaged emotional obsessive hot itchy ripe zealotic antsy fired obsessed frenetic fanatic fireball afire self-starting possessed gung-ho wild-eyed participating of the faith busy of the true faith occupied animated flaming influential activist contributing feeling coming on strong involved employed working excited engrossed hopping forward immersed absorbed bustling interested superheated charged glowing feverish blazing ecstatic demonstrative hot-blooded warm-blooded incandescent raw enthused tender warmhearted heated responsive tied-up go-getting gotta have dying to keen as mustard hopped up hot for two-fisted unshakeable intimate unrelenting unshakable familiar tireless reputable indefatigable unflagging unremitting special cherished friendly thick confidential unshaken dead set on chummy relentless tight especial buddy-buddy inward near valued treasured best principled undeviating positive matey pally consistent unchangeable sturdy thick as thieves sensible unequivocal unvarying unfluctuating close-knit veracious respectable unvacillating pat sustained regular palsy-walsy cozy cosy convincing tried and trusted balanced bound and determined industrious unwearied set in stone dynamic inexhaustible weariless unceasing immutable long-standing long-lasting credible pertinacious fair permanent level-headed insistent whole predictable infallible straightforward stiff-necked favourite anti-corruption even uniform pigheaded mulish unimpeachable hard intransigent implacable decisive copper-bottomed invariant recognized dead set unalterable dearest favorite tested clubby whole-hearted brick-wall recognised congenial sociable always there stand pat above suspicion on good terms focused sedulous humble unwearying unending unretiring impartial unpretentious uncontrived equitable unmistakable effective daring unbribable go-to meaning business going all the way perseverant impeccable competent rocklike lasting telling indisputable convinced satisfied confident incontestable valid indubitable undeniable incontrovertible doubtless free from doubt unquestionable for a fact clear persuaded assured personal careful incorrupt focussed audacious steamroller unafraid resilient nervy powerhouse on top of each other single-minded about hell-bent firm about equable proper complete flawless bulletproof perdurable nearest and dearest good as one's word to be counted on carrying the load high-minded upstanding quality long-lived hanging tough obsessive about inflexible about fixated on fanatical about uncorrupted compelling undamaged normal perfect well balanced well-built well-balanced noble foolproof guaranteed mature unambiguous total unstinting absolute full unreserved categorical saintly unlimited unmitigated unconditional unrestricted undivided perpetual inextinguishable immortal undestroyable untouchable proven proved attested undoubting persuasive well judged fresh trenchant felicitous unimpaired favourable seasonable expedient unspoiled eatable timely potent well timed unhurt incessant Herculean fly right straight-up boy scout rock solid as good as one's word to be trusted sure-fire worthy of trust down home full of integrity approved certified classic demonstrated failsafe unadulterated utter unalloyed used undiluted outright undecayed well-timed uncontaminated promising intact fit to eat unblemished tried out fail-safe put to the test time-honoured safe as houses indivisible entire fullhearted patient hardheaded willful self-willed adamantine inconvincible hard-nosed perverse iron-willed headstrong self-opinionated impassive wilful ossified opinionated steely bullheaded conjoined indissoluble inseverable inalienable favorable nerveless imperturbable stony-hearted unimpressionable indurate rock-ribbed perky continuing plugging jumping go-go grind unstinted undeterred continued hyper plodding entwined integral united molded intertwined connected undividable unified moulded interwoven integrated impregnable unsinkable without reservations hundred percent whole-souled unmodifiable quiescent respected prestigious tied up in each other's pocket as one joined at the hip make good in good part make good on something very dear assertive definite locked in tough nut stick to guns set in concrete dug in excellent legitimate esteemed in earnest hard-line determinate dominant unmalleable eager beaver prevailing inexpugnable domineering seasoned going explicit honoured of repute reputed well thought of irreproachable name well-thought-of well respected do-or-die hell-bent on hell-bent upon bent upon hang tough through-and-through hard-and-fast notable well known favored famous legit well-known renowned distinguished prominent popular famed eminent high-ranking redoubted celebrated acclaimed honored of good repute illustrious favoured with a good reputation above board highly regarded of good report in high favor salt of the earth of good standing

Antonym of pietistic

pietistic Idiom, Proverb

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