God-fearing

adjective God-fear·ing \ ˈgäd-ˌfir-iŋ \

Definition of God-fearing

:having a reverent feeling toward God :devout

First Known Use of god-fearing

1548


GOD-FEARING Defined for English Language Learners

God-fearing

adjective

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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