Impieties legal definition of impieties
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Related to impieties: impiousness
impietynoun apostasy, backsliding, desecration, disrespect, iniquity, irreligion, irreverence, noncomformity, offense, profaneness, profanity, reprobation, sacrilege, sacrilegiousness, sinfulness, transgression, undutifulness, unrighteousness, violation, wickedness
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Dismissing the ballad as a sign of "Common Impietie
," the family devotes another prayer in honor of "our Deare Soueraigne, who hath so embellished his Crown wth Deuotion" (Blackstone, 184).
To narrate the impieties
and absurdities of the eighteenth-century slave trade would require language capable of accommodating its incommensurable elements.