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impiety

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noun, im·pi·e·ty \(ˌ)im-ˈpī-ə-tē\

Simple Definition of impiety

  • : lack of respect for God : the quality or state of being impious

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of impiety

plural impieties

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being impious :  irreverence

  2. 2 :  an impious act

Examples of impiety in a sentence

  1. <the unspeakable impiety of spitting in a church>



14th Century

First Known Use of impiety

14th century

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