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IMPIETY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does impiety mean? 

IMPIETY (noun)
  The noun IMPIETY has 1 sense:

1. unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god

  Familiarity information: IMPIETY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPIETY (noun)


Sense 1impiety [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

impiety; impiousness

Hypernyms ("impiety" is a kind of...):

unrighteousness (failure to adhere to moral principles)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "impiety"):

undutifulness (impiety characterized by lack of devotion to duty)

irreligion; irreligiousness (the quality of not being devout)

godlessness; ungodliness (impiety by virtue of not being a godly person)

Antonym:

piety (righteousness by virtue of being pious)


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