godly

adjective
god·ly | \ ˈgäd-lē \
godlier; godliest

Definition of godly 

1 : divine

2 : pious, devout

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Other words from godly

godliness noun
godly adverb archaic

Examples of godly in a Sentence

She lived a godly life. a godly and humble man who will be richly rewarded in the next world

First Known Use of godly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cleanliness is next to godliness

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The first known use of godly was in the 14th century

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godly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of godly

: believing in God and in the importance of living a moral life

godly

adjective
god·ly | \ ˈgäd-lē \
godlier; godliest

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