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noun as in ungodliness

noun as in an impious act


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Athenian officials charged him with impiety, convicted him and sentenced him, by some accounts to death, by others just to prison.

P.S. Bertrand Russell uses the word “impiety” in relation to luniks and further attempts and he is right.

And to them and to their base, Obama is the biggest infidel of all and Obamacare the greatest impiety.

Already Galileo began to encounter vulgar indignation which accused him of impiety.

The Stoics rebuke the impiety which is blended with sensualism, and place their hopes on virtue.

One of the ceremonies of this insane time stands unrivalled for absurdity, combined with impiety.

Some one, horrified at the impiety, said to him: "Art thou not keeping a fast?"

All must die—the great and the small: and the wish to live is an impiety.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impiety, such as: blasphemy, godlessness, heresy, irreverence, and profanity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.