godly

[ god-lee ]
/ ˈgɒd li /
See synonyms for: godly / godliness on Thesaurus.com

adjective, god·li·er, god·li·est.

conforming to the laws and wishes of God; devout; pious.
coming from God; divine.

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Origin of godly

before 1000; Middle English; Old English godlīc;God + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM godly

god·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for godly

godly
/ (ˈɡɒdlɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest

having a religious character; pious; devouta godly man

Derived forms of godly

godliness, noun
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