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
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ungodliness

[ʌnˈgɒdlɪnɪs] Nimpiedad f

ungodliness

References in classic literature ?
Some God in thee hath converted thee to thine ungodliness.
It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age ..." (Titus 2:11-12, NIV) We are to say no to ungodliness and worldly passions, but we are to "live ...
In his highly incisive and instructive contribution to the discourse, Consultant/Director, of African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc, publishers of Tribune titles, Pastor Segun Olatunji, lamented the pervasive nature of ungodliness in Nigeria's political system, noting that the country had no future if genuine Christians do not take over the affairs of the nation.
The message is not one of ungodliness and rebellion meeting with divine retribution, such as we find in the Islamic lore of the destruction of 'Ad and Thamud, but it is a message--however much framed in the idiom of "rationalist theology" of Him al-kalam--that must have been to the Muslims of the time in question every bit as "proto-Islamic" as the pronouncements of Muhammad's prophetic predecessors of the Quran.
Ungodliness." (12) Further into the letter, Moore called for action.
(49) These rabbis saw America as a land of ungodliness, where "even the stones are impure." (50) However, others claim that Hasidic rebbes were largely inattentive to the concept of immigration.
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.
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.
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).
In the many responses that followed, more evidence of Mandeville's ungodliness was collected.