What does godless mean?

Definitions for godless
ˈgɒd lɪsgod·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. godless, irreverentadjective

    not revering god


  1. godlessadjective

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

  2. godlessadjective

    An atheist.

  3. godlessadjective

    evil, wicked, other-worldly.

  4. Etymology: god + -less

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Godlessadjective

    Without sense of duty to God; atheistical; wicked; irreligious; impious.

    Etymology: from god.

    Of these two sorts of men, both godless, the one has utterly no knowledge of God, and the other studies how to persuade themselves that there is no such thing to be known. Richard Hooker.

    That godless crew
    Rebellious. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. vi. l. 49.

    For faults not his, for guilt and crimes
    Of godless men, and of rebellious times,
    Him his ungrateful country sent,
    Their best Camillus, into banishment. Dryden.


  1. Godless

    Godless is a song by American rock band The Dandy Warhols. It is the third single from their third studio album, Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia, released on 17 July 2001.


  1. godless

    Godless typically refers to the absence of belief or faith in God or a divine power. It can be used to describe a person who rejects or does not acknowledge the existence of god, or a society, country, or situation where god or spiritual principles are not recognized or valued. Please note that meanings can vary based on cultural and personal contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godlessadjective

    having, or acknowledging, no God; without reverence for God; impious; wicked


  1. Godless

    Godless, a young adult novel by Pete Hautman, was published in 2004 by Simon & Schuster. It won the annual U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Godless tells the story of Jason Bock, a fifteen-year-old boy, who questions his father's Catholic religion. Jason invents his own religion, "Chutengodianism". Jason and his fellow "Chutengodians" worship the water tower, dubbed Ten-Legged One. While Jason does not really believe the Ten-Legged One is God, his friend, Shin, does. Jason does not see the consequences of his seemingly obvious jest. Godless sparks religious controversy as many parents question the motivation behind the story. Pete Hautman responds to this controversy on his webpage.

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  1. dogless

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of godless in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of godless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of godless in a Sentence

  1. Peter Walker:

    I refuse to be labeled immoral merely because I am godless.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    If you run a positive campaign, the voters will ultimately make the right choice, jimmy, that was a joke, and shave that wig offyour face you godless Hollywood hippie.

  3. Annie Laurie:

    We should have a national motto that we can put up in the school without imposing religion on a captive audience of school kids, it miseducates students. We live under a godless and secular Constitution.

  4. T. S. Eliot:

    And the wind shall say Here were decent godless people. Their only monument the asphalt road. And a thousand lost golf balls.

  5. Salvador Panelo:

    The enemies of the state have boldly challenged the capability of the government to secure the safety of the citizenry in that region, the armed forces of the Philippines will rise to the challenge and crush these godless criminals.

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