Synonyms for ungodly

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhn-god-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈgɒd li

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Définition of ungodly

Origin :
  • 1520s, "irreligious, not god-fearing, not in accordance with the laws of God," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of godly (adj.). Cf. Middle Dutch ongodelijc, German ungöttlich, Middle Swedish ogudhlik. Colloquial sense of "outrageous, dreadful" is recorded from 1887.
  • adj not accepting a religious doctrine; impious
  • adj outrageous
Example sentences :
  • Oh, lay me bleeding, but these are a filthy and most ungodly crew!
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And again, it will also judge the ungodly, as St. John saith in chap.
  • Extract from : « Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther » by Martin Luther
  • This was not only an ungentlemanly, but also an ungodly act on Jupiters part.
  • Extract from : « The Comic Latin Grammar » by Percival Leigh
  • Puritans they were, stern and haughty in their ungodly righteousness.
  • Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Her feelings towards that ungodly gentleman were rather of pity than aught else.
  • Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
  • You will not put me off with your ungodly levity, Mr. Sebright.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • How the devil did you ever get the idea—meeting me here at this ungodly hour?
  • Extract from : « The Straw » by Eugene O'Neill
  • Go into that hall of revelry, where ungodly mirth staggers and blasphemes.
  • Extract from : « The Wedding Ring » by T. De Witt Talmage
  • God be merciful to my accusators, of their rash and ungodly judgment!
  • Extract from : « John Knox » by A. Taylor Innes
  • Desert the ceremonies of our forefathers and surrender to the ungodly?
  • Extract from : « Rabbi and Priest » by Milton Goldsmith

Antonyms for ungodly

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