- impingement attack,
Origin of impious
Examples from the Web for impious
By the way, this article is not only impious and damnable, it's also almost certainly illegal to read or publish it in Gaza.
All governments have reaped fruit from their devotion; impious men and actions have everywhere had suitable events.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
Our people resented this impious intrusion, and built a high wall to cut off the view.For the Temple|G. A. Henty
The Virgin, however, not obliging with another tornado, the invaders turned their impious arms against the city itself.The Rise of the Russian Empire|Hector H. Munro
This is so impious and abominable that I can never forgive him for it .The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete|Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
Terrible confession wrung from a regicide in the most impious moment of history!
1590s, from Latin impius "without reverence, irreverent, wicked; undutiful, unpatriotic," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + pius (see pious). Related: Impiously; impiousness.