God-giv·​en ˈgäd-ˈgi-vən How to pronounce God-given (audio)
: received as a gift from God : natural
a God-given talent
God-given rights

Word History

First Known Use

1642, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of God-given was in 1642

Dictionary Entries Near God-given

Cite this Entry

“God-given.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/God-given. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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