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[god-lahyk] /ˈgɒdˌlaɪk/
like or befitting God or a god; divine.
Origin of godlike
First recorded in 1505-15; God + -like
Related forms
godlikeness, noun
ungodlike, adjective Unabridged
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  • To his mind this was power unusual, power inconceivable and beyond the natural, power that was godlike.

    White Fang Jack London
  • No vulgar emotion ever deformed the godlike tranquility of his soul.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • By it we obtain our highest nobility—the godlike power of saving men.

  • It is ancient Greek,—the godlike tongue of an immortal race.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • So saying, he led on, and the godlike hero followed with him.

  • godlike love will be love that gives as liberally as His does.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture

    Alexander Maclaren
  • To be holy is to be godlike, to have a disposition, a will, a character like God.

    Holy in Christ Andrew Murray
British Dictionary definitions for godlike


resembling or befitting a god or God; divine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for godlike

1510s, from god + -like.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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