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impious

adjective amoral, blasphemous, diabolic, heretical, immoral, iniquitous, irreligious, nefarious, offensive, peccant, perverted, profane, reprobate, sacrilegious, satanic, sinful, sinister, undutiful, unethical, ungodly, unrighteous
Foreign phrases: Impius et crudelis judicandus est qui libbrtati non favet.He is judged to be impious and cruel who does not favor liberty.
See also: culpable, diabolic, nefarious, offensive, peccant, profane, sinister
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This sense of special skill and knowledge is not the meaning of the word "cunning" as applied to Zion's foes, who are impiously devious.
In Fischer's universe, the gustatory, the optical, the base, and the ideal are impiously interchangeable.
16) Those who perished in the common struggle for independence and republican government died for the good of a unified American people that secession would impiously dissolve.
One Federalist newspaper said the question boiled down this: Would the nation chose "GOD -- AND A RELIGIOUS PRESIDENT; Or impiously declare for JEFFERSON -- AND NO GOD.
Impiously I saw it as a comical `Jesus-as-Barbie' sort of religiosity.
Whoever has lived unjustly and impiously goes to Tartarus, a place of requital and penance.
Thus, the selfish household acted rationally when they behaved impiously towards Jupiter and Mercury.
and this sentiment, so natural and so strong, has been impiously appealed to, by all the powers of human selfishness, to cherish the viper which is stinging our national way of.