godless

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adjective god·less \ˈgäd-ləs also ˈgȯd-\

Definition of godless

  1. :  not acknowledging a deity or divine law

godlessness

noun

Examples of godless in a Sentence

  1. treated the God-fearing and the godless with equal respect and compassion

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First Known Use of godless

1528


GODLESS Defined for English Language Learners

godless

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adjective

Definition of godless for English Language Learners

  • : not believing in God



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