- not accepting God or a particular religious doctrine; irreligious; atheistic: an ungodly era.
- sinful; wicked; impious; not conforming to religious tenets or canons: an ungodly life.
- outrageous; shocking; dreadful; insufferable: an ungodly roar; an ungodly hour to drop in.
Origin of ungodly
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2. profane, evil, corrupt, blasphemous.
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Puritans they were, stern and haughty in their ungodly righteousness.
Her feelings towards that ungodly gentleman were rather of pity than aught else.
- wicked; sinful
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the ungodly
- informal unseemly; outrageous (esp in the phrase an ungodly hour)
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Word Origin and History for ungodly
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