Definition of ungodly in English:

ungodly

Line breaks: un|god¦ly
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈgɒdli
 
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adjective (ungodlier, ungodliest)

  • 2 informal Unreasonably early or inconvenient: I’ve been troubled by telephone calls at ungodly hours
    More example sentences
    • You spend the ungodly early hours of the morning writing about hope for a world beyond empire, beyond greed, beyond humanity's frailty.
    • Well, Elgin would have been forced into rising with the milkman had they departed Moray at some ungodly hour for an earlier start.
    • The hour of Franklin's bedtime is directly proportional to the ungodly early hour he wakes up in the morning.
    Synonyms
    unreasonable, preposterous, abnormal, extraordinary, absurd, ridiculous, horrendous, outrageous, unheard of; unsocial, antisocial
    informal unholy, unearthly, God-awful

Derivatives

ungodliness

noun
More example sentences
  • Paul neither gives motivation for these sins nor offers a hierarchy of them: ‘all ungodliness and wickedness’.
  • Repentance must come every day as soon as you have acknowledged that you have done something wrong, and not after you spend two whole months in carnality and ungodliness.
  • Is opposition to Howard government policies tantamount to ungodliness?

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