ungodly

  • 1 Ungodly — Un*god ly, a. 1. Not godly; not having regard for God; disobedient to God; wicked; impious; sinful. [1913 Webster] 2. Polluted by sin or wickedness. [1913 Webster] The hours of this ungodly day. Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] {Un*god li*ly} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 ungodly — [adj1] not accepting a religious doctrine; impious atheistic, blasphemous, corrupt, depraved, godless, improper, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, irreligious, malevolent, profane, rough, sinful, undecorous, unhallowed, unholy, unseemly, vile,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 ungodly — ► ADJECTIVE 1) irreligious or immoral. 2) informal unreasonably early or inconvenient: calls at ungodly hours. DERIVATIVES ungodliness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 ungodly — [ungäd′lē] adj. 1. not godly or religious; impious 2. sinful; wicked 3. Informal outrageous; dreadful adv. 1. Archaic in an impious, sinful, or wicked manner 2. Informal outrageously; dreadfully [ungodly noisy] ungodliness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 ungodly — index mundane, profane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 ungodly — (adj.) 1520s, irreligious, not god fearing, not in accordance with the laws of God, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of GODLY (Cf. godly) (adj.). Cf. M.Du. ongodelijc, Ger. ungöttlich, M.Swed. ogudhlik. Colloquial sense of outrageous, dreadful is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 ungodly — *irreligious, godless, unreligious, nonreligious Analogous words: wicked, evil, ill, *bad: reprobate, *abandoned, prof ligate: *impious, blasphemous, profane …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 ungodly — [[t]ʌ̱ngɒ̱dli[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as ungodly, you mean that they are morally bad or are opposed to religion. Such a view implies that our bodies and sexual nature are inherently ungodly. Syn: unholy 2) ADJ: ADJ …

    English dictionary

  • 9 ungodly — ungodliness, n. /un god lee/, adj., ungodlier, ungodliest. 1. not accepting God or a particular religious doctrine; irreligious; atheistic: an ungodly era. 2. sinful; wicked; impious; not conforming to religious tenets or canons: an ungodly life …

    Universalium

  • 10 ungodly — un|god|ly [ʌnˈgɔdli US ˈga:d ] adj 1.) [only before noun] unreasonable and annoying at an ungodly hour (=very early in the morning or very late at night) ▪ Why did you wake me up at such an ungodly hour? 2.) literary showing a lack of respect for …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 ungodly — un|god|ly [ ʌn gadli ] adjective 1. ) very bad or unreasonable: an ungodly mess a ) an ungodly hour a time of day when it is very early or late, and not reasonable to speak to or see someone 2. ) OLD FASHIONED not believing in or respecting God ╾ …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 ungodly — adjective 1 (only before noun) informal an ungodly time or noise is unreasonable and annoying: Why did you wake me up at such an ungodly hour? 2 literary showing a lack of respect for God …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 ungodly — adjective 1) ungodly behavior Syn: unholy, godless, irreligious, impious, blasphemous, sacrilegious, profane; immoral, corrupt, depraved, sinful, wicked, evil, iniquitous 2) he called at an ungodly hour …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 ungodly — UK [ʌnˈɡɒdlɪ] / US [ʌnˈɡɑdlɪ] adjective 1) very bad, or unreasonable an ungodly mess 2) old fashioned not believing in or respecting God • ungodly hour Derived word: ungodliness noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 15 ungodly — un•god•ly [[t]ʌnˈgɒd li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est 1) not accepting God or a particular religious doctrine; irreligious; atheistic 2) sinful; wicked; impious: an ungodly life[/ex] 3) outrageous; shocking; dreadful: an ungodly hour to drop in[/ex] •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 ungodly — /ʌnˈgɒdli / (say un godlee) adjective 1. not godly; not conforming to God s laws; irreligious; impious; sinful. 2. wicked. 3. Colloquial dreadful; outrageous. –phrase 4. the ungodly, wicked people. 5. ungodly hour, Colloquial very late at night… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 ungodly — mod. horrendous; inconceivable. □ What is that ungodly noise? □ What do you want at this ungodly hour? …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 18 ungodly — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. denying or disobeying God ; impious, irreligious b. contrary to moral law ; sinful, wicked 2. outrageous < gets up at an ungodly hour > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 ungodly — adjective a) lacking reverence for God; impious We had to start our journey at an ungodly hour. b) sinful, immoral or wicked …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 ungodly — adj. Ungodly is used with these nouns: ↑hour …

    Collocations dictionary