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impious

im·pi·ous

impious

 
pronunciation:
Im pi s
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking in reverence or respect; irreverent.
It was considered impious to play games with dice on a Sunday.He blamed himself for having impious thoughts.
antonyms:
pious
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derivations: impiously (adv.), impiousness (n.)