Definition of godless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒdləs/


1Not believing in God: a sceptical, godless society
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  • Fr Tirwomwe is one of a growing band of missionaries from Africa, Asia and America who are flocking to Britain to convert a nation they believe has slipped into godless secularism.
  • Even John Calvin, that great exponent of Christian liberty, famously forced his godless opponents to burn their own books publicly in order to escape execution.
  • Our greatest enemy is not a remnant of godless Communism, or Nazism, but a terrorist who believes that God is on his or her side.
infidel, barbarian, barbarous, heathen, heathenish, idolatrous, pagan;
satanic, devilish, fiendish, demonic, diabolical, infernal
1.1Without a god: humanity coming to terms with a godless world
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  • It is an extension of Fundamentalists' view that one must either accept the literal interpretation of Genesis or else believe in the godless system of evolution.
  • Thank the godless forces that created perfect order out of the universe for the moon's reduced gravity, as it was much easier to just jump to the top.
  • The predicament of man forced to live in a barren, godless eternity like a tiny flame flickering in an immense void with nothing but waste, horror and degradation forming a useless, bleak straitjacket in a black, absurd cosmos.
1.2Profane; wicked: a mob reeling out from their godless pleasures
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  • In the Hebrew language a hypocrite means - hypocritical, godless, profane, hypocrite, irreligious.
  • Does she feel it is possible to rescue homosexuals from the godless immorality of their perverted disgusting sexual orientation?
  • Second, in the Middle East the Islamists view the acceptance of a corrupt, godless, immoral system by the civilian populace as being responsible for the Western system's spread.



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  • But in their railings against sexual freedom, women's liberation, pornography, godlessness, and other purported evils of modernity, the two groups do mirror each other eerily.
  • The corruption in the system is a by-product of the godlessness and backwardness of the majority of the people.
  • Ninety percent of the commentary on this subject takes in another kind of question entirely: What results from the ‘relative godlessness of mainstream journalists?’

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