ungodly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ungodly characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin "iniquitous deeds","he said it was sinful to wear lipstick","ungodly acts"
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ungodly Not godly; not having regard for God; disobedient to God; wicked; impious; sinful.
    • Ungodly Polluted by sin or wickedness. "The hours of this ungodly day."
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ungodly Not godly; careless of God; godless; wicked; impious; sinful: as, ungodly men or ungodly deeds.
    • ungodly Polluted by wickedness.
    • ungodly Outrageous; extremely annoying.
    • ungodly Squeamish; nice.
    • ungodly Synonyms Godless, Unrighteous, etc. See irreligious.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ungodly un-god′li not godly, neglecting God: sinful, polluted by sin:
    • adj Ungodly un-god′li (slang) outrageous, vexatious
    • ***

Quotations

  • A. W. Tozer
    A.%20W.%20Tozer
    “The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions.”

Usage

In literature:

But why such a thought at this ungodly hour?
"Flash-lights from the Seven Seas" by William L. Stidger
So here we have the old sly Elia, fooling people now as he fooled them in his lifetime, and a riddle both to the godly and the ungodly.
"Visions and Revisions" by John Cowper Powys
And I had an ungodly fright she was going to say she must have shot him on the corduroy road!
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
For the Most High also hateth sinners, and will repay vengeance unto the ungodly.
"Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature" by Various
It seemed to him an ungodly accomplishment.
"A Handful of Stars" by Frank W. Boreham
You hunted them out of ungodly places, and the game was to make them go somewhere else against their wishes.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
But they have an ungodly affinity for taints of almost every kind.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
They have an ungodly appetite for it.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
She played ungodly songs, but Mary Hope had a venturesome spirit.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
So many ungodly things have happened to me to-day.
"Interference and Other Football Stories" by Harold M. Sherman
***

In poetry:

He God himself presumes to call,
(With his attendant angels all)
To witness, that he nothing says
But truth, of my ungodly ways.
"The Unhappy State Of The Ungodly, After Death" by Rees Prichard
That all from Adam first began,
None but ungodly Whiston doubts,
And that his son and his son's son
Were all but ploughmen, clowns, and louts.
"The Old Gentry" by Matthew Prior
Honey is not, for a full stomach, good,
Nor, for ungodly men, a prosp'rous way,
Wine, for the fev'rish, is no proper food,
Nor is health good, for those that disobey.
"Reasons To Persuade The Sick To Be Patient" by Rees Prichard
Whilst the ungodly, in the pit below,
(Whene'er their souls from their pale bodies go)
Are forc'd for ever in fierce flames to roll,
Like worldly Dives's unhappy soul.
"That It Is In Vain To Pray For The Dead" by Rees Prichard
Let no one quit, like a brute beast, the board,
Where he has his ungodly belly cramm'd;
'Till he for his support, has thank'd the Lord,
And with due gratitude his praise proclaim'd.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
The mighty God of Nations doth not sleep,
His piercing eye its faithful watch doth keep,
And well nigh His mercy's spent,
To the ungodly lent:
"They have sowed the wind, the whirlwind they
shall reap."
"The Black Sampson" by Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard

In news:

Buyer's Gilt': Digital Luxury Site Selling Hermès Birkin Bags for Ungodly Amount of Money .
Buyer 's Gilt': Digital Luxury Site Selling Hermès Birkin Bags for Ungodly Amount of Money.
Jack White and Alison Mosshart howl over the dirtiest riff of the year, generating ungodly amounts of sexual electricity.
Building godly character in an ungodly world character, others, pillars, responsibility, six, good, self, respect, children, one.
Oh, I work ungodly hours on a Monday night, proofreading and laying out pages and writing the occasional story or column.
INTERVIEWS Grinderman Kick Off Tour with 'Ungodly Squall '.
Theft of signs ' ungodly .
THE PEOPLE SPEAK – Evolution proves ungodly folly.
The chaplain is where the soldier is able to get connected to God in an ungodly place.
Billboard for Akron Children's Hospital Deemed Ungodly 'OMG' headline doesn't fly By David Gianatasio.
The Year Is One " Ungodly Behavior".
INTERVIEWS Grinderman Kick Off Tour with ' Ungodly Squall'.
Buyer's Gilt': Digital Luxury Site Selling Hermès Birkin Bags for Ungodly Amount of Money.
THE PEOPLE SPEAK – Evolution proves ungodly folly .
This animated Christian film is so bad, it's ungodly.
***