Im*pi"e*ty (?), n.; pl. Impieties (). [L. impietas, fr. impius impious; cf. F. impi'et'e. See Impious, Piety.]

1.

The quality of being impious; want of piety; irreverence toward the Supreme Being; ungodliness; wickedness.

2.

An impious act; an act of wickednes.

Those impieties for the which they are now visited. Shak.

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

 

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