Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being godless, impious, or irreligious.

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  • noun The state of being godless.

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  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
  • noun the doctrine or belief that there is no God

Etymologies

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godless +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And yet insofar as my godlessness is concerned, I am a member of a despised minority.

    mjh's blog — 2006 — December

  • True enough; one asshole might be an exception, and godlessness is no guarantee of goodness, but a series of incidents is a pattern, and we have to look at who is inciting it …

    Be Nice, Happy, Quiet, Meek

  • "he who now letteth" refers to those who rule that polity by which the great upbursting of godlessness is kept down [Alford].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The Apostle has been describing in very severe terms the godlessness and corruption of heathenism.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians; Epistles of St. Peter and St. John

  • I was thinking about Isaac Asimov and Carl Sagan and some of my other favorite science fiction authors because an article was circulating warning people that science fiction literature is a danger due to the themes of "godlessness" and the lack of belief or personal beliefs of some of the most famous authors of all time.

    Thoughts on the "Dangers" of Science Fiction, Quotes by Isaac Asimov

  • I was thinking about Isaac Asimov and Carl Sagan and some of my other favorite science fiction authors because an article was circulating warning people that science fiction literature is a danger due to the themes of "godlessness" and the lack of belief or personal beliefs of some of the most famous authors of all time.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • You want to look at any philosophy that millions of people subscribe to, and some bad things are going to happen - but to my knowledge "godlessness" has really only been around for about 100 years, and in that amount of time its probably led to more murder, misery and mans 'inhumanity to man than all the other "isms" ever created.

    Sound Politics: Obsession Shown At Cedar Park

  • Once again 'godlessness', that is nicely translated in 'atheist'

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • While troubled by the "godlessness" of Communism, in 1933, "he ended a sixteen-year U.S.

    GayPatriot

  • Capitalism first and people fifth, is the rallying cry of those purveyor of virtues and godlessness, the insurance industry.

    New $2 million health care ad campaign unveiled

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