godless

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From Middle English godles, from Old English *godlēas, from Proto-Germanic *gudalausaz, equivalent to god +‎ -less. Cognate with Saterland Frisian godloos (godless), West Frisian goddeleas (godless; wicked), Dutch goddeloos (godless; wicked), German Low German gottlos (godless), German gottlos (godless), Danish gudløse (godless), Swedish gudlös (godless; ungodly), Icelandic guðlaus (godless), Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌿𐍃 (gudalaus, godless).

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godless (comparative more godless, superlative most godless)

  1. Not acknowledging any deity or god; without belief in any deity or god.
  2. (pejorative, slang) evil, wicked, worldly.

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