Definition of Godlike

1. Adjective. Appropriate to or befitting a god. "Man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"

Exact synonyms: Divine
Similar to: Superhuman



2. Adjective. Being or having the nature of a god. "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"
Exact synonyms: Divine
Similar to: Heavenly
Derivative terms: Divinity

Definition of Godlike

1. a. Resembling or befitting a god or God; divine; hence, preeminently good; as, godlike virtue.

Definition of Godlike

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of a god. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Godlike

1. divine [adj] - See also: divine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godlike

godforsakenly
godforsakenness
godheads
godhood
godhoods
godi
godild
godis
godless
godlessly
godlessness
godlessnesses
godlevskite
godlier
godliest
godlike (current term)
godlikeness
godlikenesses
godlily
godliness
godlinesses
godling
godlings
godly
godlyhead
godmama
godmamas
godmamma
godmammas
godmoder

Literary usage of Godlike

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"The godlike hero ceased, and to his car Bade lift the bodies of the slaughter'd lambs ; Then mounted, gathering to the seat the reins ; With whom Antenor on ..."

2. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"godlike bespeaks its own meaning, as like God, or after the manner ... godlike is a more expressive, but less common term than divine : the former is used ..."

3. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1851)
"one another the godlike and the ... higher life in his own individuality and to a well-defined impression of this individuality refined by a godlike life, ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"With such respect in enter'd Rome they Who ou high chairs the godlike fathers saw. gaz'd, the Greek; LXIV And now, as where Patroclus' body lay, ..."

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