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  • adj. superlative form of ungodly: most ungodly.

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Examples

  • Nigh unto thee, though thou professest to be the ungodliest one, I feel

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • "She's got the ungodliest-looking nose I ever saw," the man said, going up the stairs.

    Tobacco Road

  • "Aunt Kate," said Worth, gathering both puppies into his arms as they were succeeding all too well in demonstrating that they were going to grow up and be real dogs, "Watts says it is the ungodliest thing he knows of that these puppies haven't got any names."

    The Visioning

  • Nigh unto thee, though thou professest to be the ungodliest one, I feel a hale and holy odour of long benedictions: I feel glad and grieved thereby.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • That took place when the ungodliest utterance came from a God himself-the utterance: "There is but one God! Thou shalt have no other gods before me!"

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • Yes, comfort yourself on that particular, O ungodliest divine man! thou cantest never.

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

  • A young lawyer who saw him for the first time thus -- one who grew to love him and who afterwards gave his life for the Union -- in relating the circumstance a long time afterward, exclaimed: "He was the _ungodliest_ figure I ever saw."

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln A Narrative And Descriptive Biography With Pen-Pictures And Personal Recollections By Those Who Knew Him

  • The woman of the house in front of which the wicked young tinker was standing, herself, as he remarks, "a very loose, ungodly wretch," protested that his horrible profanity made her tremble; that he was the ungodliest fellow for swearing she had ever heard, and able to spoil all the youth of the town who came in his company.

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • A young lawyer who saw him for the first time thus ” one who grew to love him and who afterwards gave his life for the Union ” in relating the circumstance a long time afterward, exclaimed: “He was the ungodliest figure I ever saw.”

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

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