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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lacking in reverence or proper respect.

Usage examples (34)
  • But fare thee well, most foul, most fair! Farewell, Thou pure impiety, and impious purity!
  • impious toward one's parents
  • Oh, that I could recall my impious labour, or suddenly extinguish the spark which I have so presumptuously bestowed.
  • His primary target is the enemy without, the United States, not the enemy within, the "impious" Muslims. for more
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