Definition of impiously in US English:



  • See impious

    • ‘After Constantine, Christianity was used to justify war upon pagans and those decried as having acted impiously.’
    • ‘But it's the more freewheeling entries that best suggest something else to treasure: how impiously most of these '60s-based writers conceived the craft of criticism.’
    • ‘And so death is meted out to all those who rebel against Nature impiously, because they know the things that are.’
    • ‘It's blasphemy to speak impiously against (to rail, to vilify, to revile) God, the Holy Spirit.’
    • ‘Do not permit them to return or think of returning again to the place which they so impiously and sacrilegiously destroyed, lest worse may come.’