noun, plural im·pi·e·ties.
- impingement attack,
Origin of impiety
Examples from the Web for impiety
P.S. Bertrand Russell uses the word “impiety” in relation to luniks and further attempts and he is right.Leonard Bernstein Asked About Hemingway, So Martha Gellhorn Set the Record Straight|Leonard Bernstein, Martha Gellhorn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Already Galileo began to encounter vulgar indignation which accused him of impiety.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
The Stoics rebuke the impiety which is blended with sensualism, and place their hopes on virtue.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Is there no redemption for us Gentiles in these ends of the earth, and is our hope presumption and impiety?The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
He was not wicked, far from it; but he could not quit the habits of impiety, debauchery, and deceit into which Dubois had led him.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
God had mercy on me and held me back in spite of my impiety, or I should have become a monster of iniquity.
noun plural -ties
mid-14c., from Old French impieté (12c.), from Latin impietatem (nominative impietas) "irreverence, ungodliness; disloyalty, treason," noun of quality from impius (see impious).