Definition of Godless

1. Adjective. Not revering god.

Exact synonyms: Irreverent
Similar to: Impious
Derivative terms: Godlessness, Godlessness, Irreverence



Definition of Godless

1. a. Having, or acknowledging, no God; without reverence for God; impious; wicked.

Definition of Godless

1. Adjective. Not acknowledging any deity or god; without belief in any deity or god. ¹

2. Adjective. An atheist. ¹

3. Adjective. (pejorative slang) evil, wicked, other-worldly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Godless

1. worshiping no god [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godless

godfathering
godfatherless
godfatherlike
godfatherly
godfathers
godfearing
godforsaken
godforsakenly
godforsakenness
godheads
godhood
godhoods
godi
godild
godis
godless (current term)
godlessly
godlessness
godlessnesses
godlevskite
godlier
godliest
godlike
godlikeness
godlikenesses
godlily
godliness
godlinesses
godling
godlings

Literary usage of Godless

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"godless MONTH, the 10th month of the year with the Japanese, so called by them because then the lesser divinities were considered to be absent from their ..."

2. The Life of Frederick Lucas, M.P. by Edward Lucas (1887)
"THE godless COLLEGES—PAPAL DECISION. FOUR days before the date of the amnesty, the Cardinals, to whom the godless college question had been confided, ..."

3. Lectures on the Moral Government of God by Nathaniel William Taylor (1859)
"Ought to be enforced by the Christian ministry to stimulate to holiness, and to expose the defects of a godless philanthrophy. I NOW proceed, as I proposed, ..."

4. Anecdotes and Examples Illustrating the Catholic Catechism by Francis Spirago (1904)
"A godless LANDLORD Irreligious people cannot be trusted. A French senator (Renaud by name), ... He was quite right ; godless people cannot be trusted. ..."

5. A History of England by James Franck Bright (1889)
"The proposed colleges were in the course of the debate branded with the name of " godless," an ill-omened title which clung to them. The Bill was, however, ..."

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