godly


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god·ly

 (gŏd′lē)
adj. god·li·er, god·li·est
1. Having great reverence for God; pious.
2. Divine.

god′li·ness n.

godly

(ˈɡɒdlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
having a religious character; pious; devout: a godly man.
ˈgodlily adv
ˈgodliness n

god•ly

(ˈgɒd li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. obeying and revering God; devout.
2. coming from God; divine.
[before 1000]
god′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.godly - showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"
pious - having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"
2.godly - emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god

godly

adjective devout, religious, holy, righteous, pious, good, saintly, god-fearing a learned and godly preacher

godly

adjective
1. Deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion:
2. Of, from, like, or being a god or God:
Translations
تَقي، ورع
zbožný
fromgudfrygtig
guîhræddur, trúrækinn

godly

[ˈgɒdlɪ] ADJ (godlier (compar) (godliest (superl))) → devoto

godly

[ˈgɒdli] adj (= religious) [person] → dévot(e); [life] → pieux/euse

godly

adj (+er)fromm, gottesfürchtig

godly

[ˈgɒdlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → pio/a

God

(god) noun
1. (with capital) the creator and ruler of the world (in the Christian, Jewish etc religions).
2. (feminine ˈgoddess) a supernatural being who is worshipped. the gods of Greece and Rome.
ˈgodly adjective
religious. a godly man/life.
ˈgodliness noun
ˈgodchild, ˈgoddaughter, ˈgodson nouns
a child who has a godparent or godparents.
ˈgodfather, ˈgodmother, ˈgodparent nouns
a person who, at a child's baptism, promises to take an active interest in its welfare.
ˈgodsend noun
a very welcome piece of unexpected good luck. Your cheque was an absolute godsend.
References in classic literature ?
Here, also, were the veterans of King Philip's war, who had burned villages and slaughtered young and old, with pious fierceness, while the godly souls throughout the land were helping them with prayer.
If it's godly and righteous for boys, being of the ages of boys, to behave themselves like boys, then the young princes must be boys and cannot be otherwise.
According to the constitution of young princes, so much of a young prince (if anything) as is not actually an angel, must be godly and righteous.
It was a set made up of elderly, ugly, benevolent, and godly women, and clever, learned, and ambitious men.
People say," said another, "that the Reverend Master Dimmesdale, her godly pastor, takes it very grievously to heart that such a scandal should have come upon his congregation.
But look at the godly, honest, unostentatious, hospitable, sociable, free-and-easy whaler
There is no manner of vice that reigneth in any estate of man which this writer hath not godly, learnedly, and wittily rebuked.
any crime in the practice, so many godly men would not agree to it.
It was no day of rest, but a day of texts, of catechisms (Watts'), of tracts about converted swearers, godly charwomen, and edifying deaths of sinners saved.
While among those two classes there were many capable, earnest, godly men and women, still a large proportion took up teaching or preaching as an easy way to make a living.
Why, you had scarce gone ere this loathly John came running back again, and, when I oped mouth to reproach him, he asked me whether it was indeed likely that a man of prayer would leave his own godly raiment in order to take a layman's jerkin.
Call men to prayers who are godly because not found out, and ring chimes for the coming in of every year that brings this cursed world nearer to its end.