from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not revering God; impious.
- adj. Sinful; wicked.
- adj. Outrageous: had to leave for work at an ungodly hour.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. lacking reverence for God; impious
- adj. sinful, immoral or wicked
- adj. unreasonable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not godly; not having regard for God; disobedient to God; wicked; impious; sinful.
- adj. Polluted by sin or wickedness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not godly; careless of God; godless; wicked; impious; sinful: as, ungodly men or ungodly deeds.
- Polluted by wickedness.
- Outrageous; extremely annoying.
- Squeamish; nice.
- Synonyms Godless, Unrighteous, etc. See irreligious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
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I cannot pass v. 15 without taking notice how often, and how emphatically, the word ungodly is repeated in it, no fewer than four times: ungodly men, ungodly sinners, ungodly deeds, and, as to the manner, ungodly committed.
CEOs rake in ungodly compensations that contribute to the high cost of health care.
He has blamed a number of pastors for engaging in ungodly practices and defrauding the faithful they lead.
The association with back-breaking labor in ungodly heat and humidity for meager wages or bare-existence trade is how field workers from 1840s to 1970s felt.
Humble thyself greatly, for the vengeance of the ungodly is fire and worms.
Why yes, it is ever-so-obvious by looking at that photograph of a gigantic, lily-white Wonderbread Southern family that nary a one of them has ever engaged in ungodly homosexual conduct or contemplated divorce.
Faithfulness to His promises to preserve the godly, as well as stern execution of judgment on the ungodly, is included in
Horsley takes the "harvest" and vintage here as referring to purifying judgments which cause the excision of the ungodly from the earth, and the placing of the faithful in a state of peace on the earth: not the last judgment (Joh 15: 2; Re 14: 15-20).
The effect of wealthy undisturbed ease ( "lees") on the ungodly is hardening: they become stupidly secure (compare Ps 55: 19; Am 6: 1).
Though their joint cry for the riddance of the earth from the ungodly is not yet granted, it is intimated that it will be so in due time; meanwhile, individually they receive the white robe, indicative of light, joy, and triumphant victory over their foes; even as the Captain of their salvation goes forth on a white horse conquering and to conquer; also of purity and sanctity through Christ.