adjective, god·li·er, god·li·est.
Origin of godly
Examples from the Web for godliness
House of Cards appears to posit that ruthlessness is next to godliness.David Fincher, Beau Willimon & Kate Mara On Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’|Jace Lacob|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These, taken together with "the doctrine which is according to godliness," fix the standard of orthodoxy.The Making of the New Testament|Benjamin W. Bacon
He is austere even to excess in his views of what godliness requires.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Of course, none but the comparatively rich can avail themselves of this perfection of godliness.Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal|Sarah J Richardson