(n.) A representation of the dead Christ, attended by the Virgin Mary or by holy women and angels.
(1) Two of the subscales of Nursing Role Conceptions (Pieta, 1976) were used to measure professional and bureaucratic role conceptions; moral behavior was measured by Judgments About Nursing Decisions (Ketefian, 1981).
(2) His Weeping Woman recalls such masterpieces as Michelangelo's Pieta and Raphael's Deposition .
(n.) Veneration or reverence of the Supreme Being, and love of his character; loving obedience to the will of God, and earnest devotion to his service.
(n.) Duty; dutifulness; filial reverence and devotion; affectionate reverence and service shown toward parents, relatives, benefactors, country, etc.
(1) We still have at our disposal the rational interpretive skills that are the legacy of humanistic education, not as a sentimental piety enjoining us to return to traditional values or the classics but as the active practice of worldly secular rational discourse.
(2) The Chinese attitude is explained in part by well-known features of traditional Chinese culture, such as filial piety and familism.
(3) For many of his generation, the growing of long beards and women wearing face veils is as much a sign of a higher economic status achieved from working abroad as piety.
(4) The summit declaration contained the usual pieties about "solidarity" between the Brics and their "shared goals".
(5) He had gone to religious school as a kid in Kuwait, and as the war closed in on Aleppo in 2012 he sought refuge in Islamic piety (though he could not bring himself to give up booze or cigarettes).
(6) The pastoral address ignored the culture wars and instead veered between piety, homespun advice and laughs – including a line about mothers-in-law.
(7) With Clegg and Cameron threatening to colonise Blair-style a huge share of the political spectrum, can anyone come up with something more convincing than either one last New Labour heave or the usual leftist pieties?
(8) Several of the young people she interviewed saw filial piety as a basic requirement in a spouse .
(9) We conjecture that for highly religious women modernising factors raise the risk and temptation in women’s environments that imperil their reputation for modesty: veiling would then be a strategic response, a form either of commitment to prevent the breach of religious norms or of signalling women’s piety to their communities.
(10) As the family-kinship system of Korean immigrants changes toward the conjugal family, it is contended that their traditional expectation of filial piety should be modified.
(11) Our findings have important implications for cultural policy and Muslim integration in Europe as if the option of wearing a veil is taken away from Muslim women, they fall on costlier ways of proving their piety,” said Aksoy, a postdoctoral research fellow from the department of sociology at the University of Oxford.
(12) But almost all of them emphasised the relationship with their natural family and very traditional values such as filial piety."
(13) For over a week the same social impulses of anti-corruption, populism, and religious piety that led to the revolution have been on the streets available to anyone who wanted to report on them.
(14) They see ostensibly positive changes: increased piety, greater obedience, and dissociation from troublesome acquaintances.
(15) Attempts to force Muslim women to stop wearing the veil might, therefore, be counterproductive by depriving them of the choice and opportunity to integrate: if women cannot signal their piety through wearing a veil, they might choose or be forced to stay at home, concludes the study, published in the Oxford University Press’s European Social Review .
(16) Most of this speech could be made by any party – same pieties, same promises to protect the vulnerable, promote enterprise and return Britain to greatness.
(17) But the show comes together with a series of interlinked sketches questioning media manipulation and making hay of race and PC pieties.
(18) After 1989 and the fall of the wall, neo-Nazism became a conduit for rage against the pieties – and the perceived humiliations and betrayals – of the newly unified Federal Republic of Germany.
(19) It is easy to win a Twitter war with humour and the ability to punch a hole in pomposity and piety.
(20) He has the same tendency to piety, a similar style of speechifying, and the same habit of briefly acknowledging that a given issue is more complex than he himself sometimes seems to think, before making everything sound blissfully simple.