from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling or of the nature of a god or God; divine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the characteristics of a god.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling or befitting a god or God; divine; hence, preeminently good.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like God or a god in any respect; of divine quality; partaking of or exercising divine attributes; supremely excellent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. appropriate to or befitting a god
- adj. being or having the nature of a god
"I hesitate to use the word 'godlike,' because it's a little strong, but he really is a mythical figure around here," said Ben Jones, a Penn State student who covers the football team for the blog BlackShoeDiaries.com.
Twisting convulsively, it rolled down into the road under our horses 'feet, -- and there this human form, which some call godlike, writhed and floundered like a severed worm, and disguised itself in blood and dust.
I dare to assert that for a finite speck of pulsating jelly to feel godlike is a far more glorious feeling than for a god to feel godlike.
I dare assert that for a finite speck of pulsating jelly to feel godlike is a far more glorious feeling than for a god to feel godlike.
Machinery is killing more and more of what we call the godlike in us. "
I had witnessed an act of magnanimity it would not be impious to call godlike; I felt a need to know the outcome.
Valentine calls a godlike angel, and of whom the rabbis said, "His name is like unto the name of his Master."
My own conviction is, that if a man would but bend his energies to live, if he would but try to be a true, that is, a godlike man, in all his dealings with his fellows,
But if any one going, would call godlike Ajax, and king Idomeneus; for their ships are the farthest off,  and by no means near at hand.
Those students who are still making comments online should be disabused of the thought that they are entertaining that they have a "godlike" status, and are somehow powerful, as they slander this victim.
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