VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

V. RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS

3. Religious sentiments

Impiety.

[Antonyms: piety.]

[Nouns] impiety; sin [more]; irreverence; profaneness; profanity, profanation; blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege; scoffing.

[Assumed piety] hypocrisy (falsehood) [more]; pietism, cant, pious fraud; lip devotion, lip service, lip reverence; misdevotion, formalism, austerity; sanctimony, sanctimoniousness; pharisaism, precisianism; sabbatism, sabbatarianism; odium theologicum, sacerdotalism; bigotry (obstinacy) [more], (prejudice) [more]; blue laws.

hardening, backsliding, declension, perversion, reprobation.

sinner [more]; scoffer, blasphemer; sacrilegist; sabbath breaker; worldling; hypocrite (dissembler) [more]; Tartufe, Mawworm.

bigot; saint [ironically]; Pharisee; sabbatarian, formalist, methodist, puritan, pietist, precisian, religionist, devotee; ranter, fanatic, juramentado.

the wicked, the evil, the unjust, the reprobate; sons of men, sons of Belial, the wicked one; children of darkness.

[Verbs] be impious, profane, desecrate, blaspheme, revile, scoff; swear (malediction) [more]; commit sacrilege.

snuffle; turn up the whites of the eyes; idolize.

[Adjectives] impious; irreligious [more]; desecrating; profane, irreverent, sacrilegious, blasphemous.

unhallowed, unsanctified, unregenerate; hardened, perverted, reprobate.

hypocritical (false) [more]; canting, pietistical, sanctimonious, unctuous, pharisaical, overrighteous, righteous over much.

bigoted, fanatical; priest-ridden.

[Adverbs] under the mask of religion, under the cloak of religion, under the pretense of religion, under the form of religion, under the guise of religion.

[Phrases] giovane santo diavolo vecchio.

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