Impiety

Im*pi"e*ty

(m*p"*t), n.;
pl. Impieties (m*p"*tz).
[L. impietas, fr. impius impious; cf. F. impit. See Impious, Piety.] 1. The quality of being impious; lack of piety; irreverence toward the Supreme Being; ungodliness; wickedness.
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2. An impious act; an act of wickedness.
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Those impieties for the which they are now visited.
Shak.

Syn. -- Ungodliness; irreligion; unrighteousness; sinfulness; profaneness; wickedness; godlessness.
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