godlessness


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god·less

 (gŏd′lĭs)
adj.
1. Recognizing or worshiping no god.
2. Impious or immoral: godless behavior.
3. Having no god: a godless universe.

god′less·ly adv.
god′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godlessness - the doctrine or belief that there is no God
religious orientation - an attitude toward religion or religious practices
2.godlessness - impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
impiety, impiousness - unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
References in classic literature ?
He was among the first thinkers of Europe to overcome the pessimism which godlessness generally brings in its wake.
The crisis in the nation is a matter of godlessness in the country.
The "righteous" can be distinguished both in what he believes and how he acts in a world darkened by immorality, corruption, falsehood and godlessness the righteous person is likened to a bright light that can be seen far and wide like a beacon.
Indulging godlessness and its correlative moral relativism/nihilism can be very convenient when trying to justify your own cherished sins.
It is factually correct that a state of godlessness is slowly, but surely penetrating into the indigenous European psyche, something that the church of all major Christian denominations, except the Catholic Church, failed to address.
They are unaware of the disaster that godlessness in the West has led to.
And as Godlessness has increased in Britain, we've become more accepting of people of different religions, different ways of life.
On three major occasions in the play Macbeth expresses his full appreciation of the godlessness of his desires.
Charvaka was a great proponent of godlessness or atheism.
Jose Arnold, lawyer: Violence and godlessness almost reign in these hard times.
In other words, Santorum would love and support this couple except on the most important day of their lives, at which time he would pointedly shun them and later make rousing speeches about their immoral godlessness.
It may be that strong religious believers feel threatened by the idea that American society is moving rapidly toward Godlessness.