godly

adjective
god·​ly | \ ˈgäd-lē How to pronounce godly (audio) \
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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“Godly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/godly. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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godly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of godly

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

godly

adjective
god·​ly | \ ˈgäd-lē How to pronounce godly (audio) \
godlier; godliest

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