Meaning of “impiety” in the English Dictionary

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"impiety" in British English

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impietynoun [ U ]

uk /ɪmˈpaɪ.ə.ti/ us /ɪmˈpaɪ.ə.t̬i/

a lack of respect, especially for God or religion:

The Church accused him of impiety and had all his writings burned.

(Definition of “impiety” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)