Definitions for godlyˈgɒd li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. godly, reverent, worshipful(adj)

    showing great reverence for god

    "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"

  2. divine, godly(adj)

    emanating from God

    "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review


  1. godly(Adverb)

    In a godly manner; piously; devoutly; righteously.

    All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. uE000111656uE001 2. Tim. iii. 12.

  2. godly(Adjective)

    Devoted to a god.

    her godly powers = her superhuman powers

  3. godly(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a god

    her godly powers = her superhuman powers

  4. godly(Adjective)

    Devoted to the single deity of one of the monotheist religions of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam.

  5. godly(Adjective)

    Gloriously good.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godly(noun)

    pious; reverencing God, and his character and laws; obedient to the commands of God from love for, and reverence of, his character; conformed to God's law; devout; righteous; as, a godly life

  2. Godly(adverb)

    piously; devoutly; righteously

  3. Origin: [God, n. + -ly. Cf. Godlike, Like.]

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