Impiously



[im-pee-uh s, im-pahy-] /ˈɪm pi əs, ɪmˈpaɪ-/

adjective
1.
not pious or religious; lacking reverence for God, religious practices, etc.; irreligious; ungodly.
2.
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/ˈɪmpɪəs/
adjective
1.
lacking piety or reverence for a god; ungodly
2.
lacking respect; undutiful
adj.

1590s, from Latin impius “without reverence, irreverent, wicked; undutiful, unpatriotic,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + pius (see pious). Related: Impiously; impiousness.

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