HyperDic: impious

English > 2 senses of the word impious:
ADJECTIVEallimpiouslacking piety or reverence for a god
allimpious, undutifullacking due respect or dutifulness
impious > pronunciation
Soundsihmpay'ahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > impious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking piety or reverence for a god.
Attribute ofpiety, piousnessrighteousness by virtue of being pious
Narrowergodless, irreverentnot revering god
See alsoirreligiousHostile or indifferent to religion
profane, secularnot concerned with or devoted to religion
wickedmorally bad in principle / principle or practice
OppositepiousHaving or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
Spanishimpío
Nounsimpiousnessunrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
English > impious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking due respect or dutifulness.
Example"impious toward one's parents"
Synonymundutiful
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishirrespetuoso
Nounsimpiousnessunrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
Adverbsimpiouslyin an impious manner

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