godlessness godlessness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the doctrine or belief that there is no God
  2. (n) impiety by virtue of not being a godly person

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But even then churchmen detected the growth of godlessness on the campus.
  2. River towns still treasure tales of binging, brawling and murder among flatboatmen whose godlessness was a point of pride.
  3. Of these, several are men well-known to the world for qualities other than their godlessness.

Quotes

  1. The apostle Paul says that "The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them. For since the creation of...
    on May 29, 2007 By: the Apostle Paul Source: Times Online

  2. Professor Eaton indicates that in order to allay the fears of adherents, Manley said, "You are not being committed either to revolution or to godlessness."
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Norman Manley Source: Jamaica Observer

  3. "The naive atheist seems to believe that a sophisticated seminar in godlessness is all that is required to eliminate religion, showing a grateful people that they can be liberated from an oppressive and debilitating illusion," writes Alister...
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Alister McGrath Source: The Age

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