Translation of pietà in Spanish:


piedad, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpieɪˈtɑ/ /pjeɪˈtɑː/

See Spanish definition of piedad


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    piedad feminine
    • There's a warped pietà on the front of the mall, underneath which a grown-over inscription declares: ‘I Am the Resurrection.’
    • Perfect as an allegory - the pietà, the sacrificial lamb - and yet so empathetically maternal, it gives warmth to the solemn poise of Bellini.
    • From the agony in the garden, where Gibson begins, to the pietà at the foot of the cross, Jesus does what he teaches.
    • In this tradition of Michelangelo, Milton, and Scorcese, Gibson has made his own pietà.