Impiety

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Impiety->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impiety
impiety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sin
sin
&c. 945
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ irreverence
irreverence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ profaneness
profaneness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ profanity
profanity
profanation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blasphemy
blasphemy
desecration
sacrilege
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ scoffing
scoffing
&c.->V.
=>(Assumed piety)
hypocrisy
&c.(falsehood) 544
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pietism
pietism
cant
pious fraud
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lip devotion
lip devotion
lip service
lip reverence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ misdevotion
misdevotion
formalism
austerity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sanctimony
sanctimony
sanctimoniousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pharisaism
pharisaism
precisianism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sabbatism
sabbatism
sabbatarianism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ odium theologicum
odium theologicum
sacerdotalism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bigotry
bigotry
&c.(obstinacy) 606
=>(prejudice)
???>481
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blue laws
blue laws
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hardening
hardening
backsliding
declension
perversion
reprobation
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sinner
sinner
&c. 949
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ scoffer
scoffer
blasphemer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sacrilegist
sacrilegist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sabbath breaker
sabbath breaker
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ worldling
worldling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hypocrite
hypocrite
&c.(dissembler) 548
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Tartufe
Tartufe
Mawworm
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bigot
bigot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ saint
saint
=>(ironically)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Pharisee
Pharisee
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sabbatarian
sabbatarian
formalist
methodist
puritan
pietist
precisian
religionist
devotee
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ranter
ranter
fanatic
juramentado
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ the wicked
the wicked
the evil
the unjust
the reprobate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sons of men
sons of men
sons of Belial
the wicked one
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ children of darkness
children of darkness
PARAG:Impiety->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be impious
be impious
&c.->Adj.
profane
desecrate
blaspheme
revile
scoff
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ swear
swear
&c.(malediction) 908
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ commit sacrilege
commit sacrilege
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ snuffle
snuffle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn up the whites of the eyes
turn up the whites of the eyes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ idolize
idolize
PARAG:Impiety->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impious
impious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ irreligious
irreligious
&c. 989
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ desecrating
desecrating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ profane
profane
irreverent
sacrilegious
blasphemous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ un-hallowed
un-hallowed
un-sanctified
un-regenerate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hardened
hardened
perverted
reprobate
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ hypocritical
hypocritical
&c.(false) 544
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ canting
canting
pietistical
sanctimonious
unctuous
pharisaical
overrighteous
righteous over much
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ bigoted
bigoted
fanatical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ priest-ridden
priest-ridden
PARAG:Impiety->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under the mask of religion
under the mask of religion
under the cloak of religion
under the pretense of religion
under the form of religion
under the guise of religion

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Impiety — is a lack of proper concern for the obligations owed to cult; that is, to the outward practices of a belief system. Impiety was a main Pagan objection to Christianity, for unlike other initiates into mystery religions, early Christians refused to …   Wikipedia

  • Impiety — Im*pi e*ty ([i^]m*p[imac] [ e]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Impieties} ([i^]m*p[imac] [ e]*t[i^]z). [L. impietas, fr. impius impious; cf. F. impi[ e]t[ e]. See {Impious}, {Piety}.] 1. The quality of being impious; lack of piety; irreverence toward the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impiety — I noun apostasy, backsliding, desecration, disregard, disrespect, iniquity, irreligion, irreverence, malediction, noncomformity, offense, profaneness, profanity, recusancy, reprobation, sacrilege, sacrilegiousness, sinfulness, transgression,… …   Law dictionary

  • impiety — (n.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. impieté (12c.), from L. impietatem (nom. impietas) irreverence, ungodliness; disloyalty, treason, noun of quality from impius (see IMPIOUS (Cf. impious)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • impiety — [im pī′ə tē] n. [ME impietie < OFr or L: OFr impiété < L impietas] 1. a lack of piety; specif., a) lack of reverence for God b) lack of respect or dutifulness, as toward a parent 2. pl. impieties an impious act or remark …   English World dictionary

  • impiety — noun 1) a world of impiety and immorality Syn: godlessness, ungodliness, unholiness, irreligion, irreverence, sinfulness, sin, vice, transgression, wrongdoing, immorality, unrighteousness, blasphemy, sacrilege; apostasy, atheism …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • impiety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of piety Nouns 1. impiety, impiousness; irreverence; profaneness, profanity, profanation; blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege; apostasy, iconoclasm; scoffing; hardening, fall from grace; backsliding,… …   English dictionary for students

  • impiety — n. 1. Irreverence, ungodliness, irreligion, profanity. 2. Ungodliness, wickedness, unrighteousness, sin, sinfulness, iniquity, unholiness. 3. Act of impiety, sin, iniquity. 4. Unfilial character, lack of filial devotion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • impiety — noun (plural ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being impious ; irreverence 2. an impious act …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impiety — /im puy i tee/, n., pl. impieties. 1. lack of piety; lack of reverence for God or sacred things; irreverence. 2. lack of dutifulness or respect. 3. an impious act, practice, etc. [1300 50; ME impietie < L impietas, equiv. to impi(us) IMPIOUS +… …   Universalium

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