God–fearing

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adjective God–fear·ing \ˈgäd-ˌfir-iŋ\

Definition of God–fearing

  1. :  having a reverent feeling toward God :  devout

1548

First Known Use of god–fearing

1548


GOD–FEARING Defined for English Language Learners

God–fearing

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adjective God–fear·ing \ˈgäd-ˌfir-iŋ\

Definition of God–fearing for English Language Learners

  • —used to describe religious people who try to obey the rules of their religion and to live in a way that is considered morally right

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