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  • Impiousness — Impious Im pi*ous, a. [L. impius; pref. im not + pius piou. See {Pious}.] Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language. [1913 Webster] When… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impiousness — See impiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • impiousness — im·pi·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • impiousness — noun unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god • Syn: ↑impiety • Ant: ↑piety (for: ↑impiety) • Derivationally related forms: ↑impious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caravaggio — For other uses, see Caravaggio (disambiguation). Caravaggio Chalk portrait of Caravaggio by Ottavio Leoni, c. 1621. Birth name Michelangelo Merisi …   Wikipedia

  • Kharijites — (Arabic unicode|Khawārij خوارج, literally Those who Went Out [ [http://www.irfi.org/articles/articles 201 250/schisms and heterodoxy among mus.htm Schisms and Heterodoxy among the Muslims , hosted on irfi.org] ] ) is a general term embracing… …   Wikipedia

  • impious — impiously, adv. impiousness, n. /im pee euhs, im puy /, adj. 1. not pious or religious; lacking reverence for God, religious practices, etc.; irreligious; ungodly. 2. disrespectful. [1565 75; < L impius. See IM 2, PIOUS] Syn. 1. sacrilegious,… …   Universalium

  • blasphemy — blas·phe·my / blas fə mē/ n pl mies: the crime of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God or a religion and its doctrines and writings and esp. God as perceived by Christianity and Christian doctrines and writings see also… …   Law dictionary

  • apostasy — Synonyms and related words: Evangelicalism, Protestantism, Reform, Zwinglianism, about face, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, agreement to disagree, alienation, alteration, amelioration, atheism, backsliding, betrayal, betterment, bolt,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • atheism — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, apostasy, backsliding, denial, desertion, disbelief, discredit, faithlessness, fall from grace, gentilism, heresy, impiety, impiousness, inability to believe, incredulity, infidelity, irreligion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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