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ungodly

[uhn-god-lee] /ʌnˈgɒd li/
adjective, ungodlier, ungodliest.
1.
not accepting God or a particular religious doctrine; irreligious; atheistic:
an ungodly era.
2.
sinful; wicked; impious; not conforming to religious tenets or canons:
an ungodly life.
3.
outrageous; shocking; dreadful; insufferable:
an ungodly roar; an ungodly hour to drop in.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; un-1 + godly
Related forms
ungodliness, noun
Synonyms
2. profane, evil, corrupt, blasphemous.
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British Dictionary definitions for ungodly

ungodly

/ʌnˈɡɒdlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
  1. wicked; sinful
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the ungodly
2.
(informal) unseemly; outrageous (esp in the phrase an ungodly hour)
Derived Forms
ungodliness, noun
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Word Origin and History for ungodly
adj.

1520s, "irreligious, not god-fearing, not in accordance with the laws of God," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of godly (adj.). Cf. Middle Dutch ongodelijc, German ungöttlich, Middle Swedish ogudhlik. Colloquial sense of "outrageous, dreadful" is recorded from 1887.

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Slang definitions & phrases for ungodly

ungodly

modifier

Horrendous; outrageous: got in at an ungodly hour


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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