[ uhn-god-lee ]
/ ʌnˈgɒd li /

adjective, un·god·li·er, un·god·li·est.

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

First recorded in 1520–30; un-1 + godly


un·god·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ungodly

/ (ʌnˈɡɒdlɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest

  1. wicked; sinful
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the ungodly
informal unseemly; outrageous (esp in the phrase an ungodly hour)

Derived forms of ungodly

ungodliness, noun
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