ungodliness


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un·god·ly

 (ŭn-gŏd′lē)
adj. un·god·li·er, un·god·li·est
1. Not revering God; impious.
2. Sinful; wicked.
3. Outrageous: had to leave for work at an ungodly hour.

un·god′li·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ungodliness - impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
impiety, impiousness - unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
godliness - piety by virtue of being a godly person
Translations

ungodliness

[ʌnˈgɒdlɪnɪs] Nimpiedad f

ungodliness

References in classic literature ?
Some God in thee hath converted thee to thine ungodliness.
49) These rabbis saw America as a land of ungodliness, where "even the stones are impure.
The in-your-face activists in this society were Calvinists and Puritans, eager to wipe out all ungodliness by violent destruction of the symbols of the old religion--iconoclasm--and by public demonstrations against heresy and vice.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.
But to describe the necessity of that grace, Paul speaks about what happens in its absence: "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness (impietatem) and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth" (1:18).
Ungodliness and the lack of spirituality, which Coronado repeatedly imputes to the French, is one manifestation of what she considers modern French culture of spectacle, devoid of authenticity and substance.
In the many responses that followed, more evidence of Mandeville's ungodliness was collected.
Dostoyevsky's response, with all the succeeding ideas of Russians as God-bearing people destined to save the world from Western ungodliness, prophetically set an example of a conservative rebellion of the sacred mind, which, instead of being "determined on laying claim to a human situation in which all the answers are human, in other words formulated in reasonable terms," (37) revolts against the very prospect of such a choice.
She had been reading the works of an American Congregational Minister, John Abbott, The Way to Do Good, and he wrote that "when you abandon your ungodliness and sin and give yourself to the service of God, your work is entered upon, not concluded" (Bostridge, 2008).
It's not a Bible verse or a laying of hands because an evil spirit is tormenting them as a consequence of their ungodliness.
While precise genealogical knowledge may be relatively shallow in Nabobuco, responsibility for the perceived immorality and ungodliness of the ancestors, whether known individuals or not, is keenly felt.
The penetration of Tiv country by missionaries was a project intended to rescue a people still lost in the eaves of pre-history before they finally hurled themselves into the yawning chasm of ungodliness, primitivism and non-being.