godly

godly

[god-lee]
adjective, godlier, godliest.
1.
conforming to the laws and wishes of God; devout; pious.
2.
coming from God; divine.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English godlīc. See God, -ly

godliness, noun


1. religious, saintly, holy, righteous, good.


1. wicked, impious.
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godly (ˈɡɒdlɪ)
 
adj , -lier, -liest
having a religious character; pious; devout: a godly man
 
'godliness
 
n

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