Noun(1) unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
(1) He was tried for impiety , but acquitted by the Athenian jury.(2) Work itself, not to mention hard work, is now shunned as radically as the appearance of impiety was, once upon a time.(3) he blamed the fall of the city on the impiety of the people(4) There is no sort of impiety or wickedness which in this way has not come to be accounted virtuous and good.(5) In 399 he was charged with impiety (through not duly recognising the gods the city recognised, and introducing new, unrecognised divinities) and, a separate alleged offence, corrupting the young.(6) Less addicted to the study of cartography, the following generations comprehended that this dilated map was useless and, not without impiety , delivered it to the inclemencies of the sun and of the winters.(7) We are disturbed both by the traditional impiety of corpse desecration and the modern idea of the overreaching scientist.(8) And for all of his profane honesty and candid impiety , this wicked preacher keeps me reading.(9) Traditionally, of course, pluralism in religious matters was deemed a sign of impiety and indifference to God's truth.(10) Within a remarkably short time, it was realized that the family was failing to control the impiety and insubordination of the younger generation.(11) For the next seven years Galileo kept a relatively low profile, complaining bitterly in private about ├ö├ç├┐the ignorance, malice and impiety of my opponents who have won the day├ö├ç├û.(12) Radical impiety is not an answer any more than orthodoxy.(13) While some ancient sources claim that these positions led to his having been tried for impiety in Athens and his books burned, these stories may well have been later legends.(14) We are to renounce impiety and worldly passions.(15) Rome would continue to anathematize the French Revolution as the origin of modern impiety and anti-clericalism, a change happily accepted by all those who gloried in these attitudes.(16) Shortly before the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War he was charged by the political opponents of Pericles with impiety , that is, with denying the gods recognized by the State.
(1) impiety :: goddeloosheid
2. irreverence ::
3. impiousness ::
1. adoration ::
2. worship ::
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