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godly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of godly

  1. 1 showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue <a godly and humble man who will be richly rewarded in the next world> Synonyms devout, holy, pious, religious, sainted, saintlyRelated Words ascetic (also ascetical), prayerful, reverent, reverential, spiritual, worshipful; pietistic, religiose; beatified, blessed (also blest), canonized, venerable; angelic (or angelical), cherubic; chaste, moral, pure, righteous, upright, virtuousNear Antonyms blasphemous, desecrating, irreverent, profanatory, profane, sacrilegious; nonreligious, secular, unspiritual, worldly; backsliding, unfaithful; black, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, sinful, sinning, unrighteous, wickedAntonyms antireligious, faithless, godless, impious, irreligious, ungodly, unholy

  2. 2 of, relating to, or being God <a godly voice from the heavens commanded him to build an ark> Synonyms blessed (also blest), divine, godlike, holy, heavenly, sacred, supernaturalRelated Words eternal, everlasting, immortal; all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent, omniscient, supremeNear Antonyms human, mortal, natural




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