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}, adv. -- {Un*god"li*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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