impiety

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From Old French impieté, from Latin impietas, from in- (not) + pietas (piety), from pius (pious, devout) + -tās (-ty, -dom).

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impiety (usually uncountable, plural impieties)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being impious.
  2. (countable) An impious act.
  3. (uncountable) The lack of respect for a god or something sacred.

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