God-fearing

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

Definition of God-fearing

: having a reverent feeling toward God : devout

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God-fearing

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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