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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divine, godlikeadjective

    appropriate to or befitting a god

    "the divine strength of Achilles"; "a man of godlike sagacity"; "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref

  2. divine, godlikeadjective

    being or having the nature of a god

    "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will"; "the divine capacity for love"; "'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe


  1. godlikeadjective

    Having the characteristics of a god.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Godlikeadjective

    Divine; resembling a divinity; supremely excellent.

    Etymology: god and like.

    Thus Adam his illustrious guest besought,
    And thus the godlike angel answer’d mild. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Musing and much revolving in his breast,
    How best the mighty work he might begin
    Of saviour to mankind, and which way first
    Publish his godlike office now mature. Paradise Regain’d.

    That prince shall be so wise and godlike, as, by established laws of liberty, to secure protection and encouragement to the honest industry of mankind. John Locke.


  1. godlike

    Godlike refers to possessing qualities, characteristics, or abilities that are remarkably similar to those traditionally attributed to a deity or god, such as superior power, knowledge, beauty, wisdom, morality or other exceptional attributes. This term is often used to describe someone or something that appears divine or transcendent, or exhibits extraordinary benevolence, kindness, or creativity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godlikeadjective

    resembling or befitting a god or God; divine; hence, preeminently good; as, godlike virtue

  2. Etymology: [God + like. Cf. Godly.]


  1. Godlike

    Godlike: Superhero Roleplaying in a World on Fire, 1936-1946 is an alternate history World War II era Superhero role-playing game, created by Dennis Detwiller and Greg Stolze. Godlike was originally produced by Dennis Detwiller and John Tynes of Pagan Publishing, and published by Hawthorn Hobgoblynn Press. It is currently published by Arc Dream Publishing. Godlike is the first game released using the One-Roll Engine gaming system, a dice pool system where matched die results determine success.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of godlike in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of godlike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of godlike in a Sentence

  1. Anne Morrow Lindbergh:

    The intellectual is constantly betrayed by his vanity. Godlike he blandly assumes that he can express everything in words whereas the things one loves, lives, and dies for are not, in the last analysis completely expressible in words.

  2. Arnold Bennett:

    It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    when it’s time to break down and you’re lying in bed fighting off the urge to scream, when you’re lying there shivering, it’s not the memories that keep you going. instead it’s the dreams and the cats blaring evil and godlike into the blankness. at times like this, it’s best just to sit back and let what is be.

  4. Theodore Isaac Rubin:

    "The most prevalent and destructive fear is not of sickness or death itself. It is the fear of being human. All of our neurotic symptoms are retaliation against ourselves for daring to be human, this is less than godlike martyrs or masters. This is what psychotherapy is all about: getting over the fear of being human.

  5. Arnold Bennett:

    It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior imapartiality.

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