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  • nounungodliness
  • nounan impious act

synonyms for impiety

  • blasphemy
  • godlessness
  • heresy
  • irreverence
  • profanity

antonyms for impiety

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  • reverence
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How to use impiety in a sentence

Athenian officials charged him with impiety, convicted him and sentenced him, by some accounts to death, by others just to prison.
2,500 YEARS AGO, THE PHILOSOPHER ANAXAGORAS BROUGHT SCIENCE’S SPIRIT TO ATHENSTOM SIEGFRIEDMAY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Already Galileo began to encounter vulgar indignation which accused him of impiety.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
The Stoics rebuke the impiety which is blended with sensualism, and place their hopes on virtue.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
One of the ceremonies of this insane time stands unrivalled for absurdity, combined with impiety.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Some one, horrified at the impiety, said to him: "Art thou not keeping a fast?"
A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
All must die—the great and the small: and the wish to live is an impiety.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
Then I swore to atone for my impiety by an humble pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
WITH SPURS OF GOLDFRANCES NIMMO GREENE
Desiring to punish the people for their impiety, Venus sent Cupid to destroy the innocent Psyche.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
All the beholders saw that Minerva had surpassed Arachne, and felt that the proud girl must be punished for her pride and impiety.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
It devolves on me to rouse you from this state of deep insensibility and criminal impiety.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPIETY

  • disbelief
  • doubt
  • freethinking
  • godlessness
  • heresy
  • iconoclasm
  • impiety
  • infidelity
  • irreligion
  • irreverence
  • nihilism
  • nonbelief
  • paganism
  • skepticism
  • unbelief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.