godless vs irreverent what difference

what is difference between godless and irreverent

English

Etymology

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 ???????????????????????????????? (gudalaus, godless).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɒdləs/
  • Rhymes: -ɒdləs

Adjective

godless (comparative more godless, superlative most godless)

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

Synonyms

  • agnostic
  • atheistic
  • blasphemous
  • graceless
  • impious
  • infidel
  • iniquitous
  • irreligious

Related terms

  • godlessness
  • godlessly

Translations

Anagrams

  • dogless, glossed


English

Etymology

ir- +‎ reverent

Adjective

irreverent (comparative more irreverent, superlative most irreverent)

  1. Lacking respect; not having or not showing respect for or seriousness towards something that is usually treated with respect; going against conventional precepts.
    an irreverent new work
    an irreverent examination of reviewing

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:cheeky
  • Translations

    See also

    • sarcastic

    Further reading

    • irreverent at OneLook Dictionary Search

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