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Definition of "ungodly" []

  • Not revering God; impious. (adjective)
  • Sinful; wicked. (adjective)
  • Outrageous: had to leave for work at an ungodly hour. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ungodly" in a sentence
  • "I cannot pass v. 15 without taking notice how often, and how emphatically, the word ungodly is repeated in it, no fewer than four times: ungodly men, ungodly sinners, ungodly deeds, and, as to the manner, ungodly committed."
  • "CEOs rake in ungodly compensations that contribute to the high cost of health care."
  • "He has blamed a number of pastors for engaging in ungodly practices and defrauding the faithful they lead."