impious

adjective im·pi·ous \ ˈim-pē-əs , (ˌ)im-ˈpī- \

Definition of impious

:not pious :lacking in reverence or proper respect (as for God or one's parents) :irreverent

impiously

adverb

Examples of impious in a Sentence

  1. He was fearful of seeming impious.

  2. an impious act that horrified their pious mother

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Origin and Etymology of impious

Latin impius, from in- + pius pious

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IMPIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

impious

adjective

Definition of impious for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing a lack of respect for God : not pious



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