godly vs reverent what difference

what is difference between godly and reverent

English

Etymology

god +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɑdli/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɒdli/
  • Hyphenation: god‧ly

Adjective

godly (comparative godlier or more godly, superlative godliest or most godly)

  1. Of or pertaining to a god
    her godly powers = her superhuman powers
  2. Devoted to a god or God; devout; righteous.
    • For godly sorrow worketh repentance.
  3. Gloriously good.

Derived terms

  • godlily
  • godliness
  • ungodly

Translations

Adverb

godly (comparative more godly, superlative most godly)

  1. In a godly manner; piously; devoutly; righteously.
    All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. — 2. Tim. iii. 12.

Anagrams

  • Gloyd, Goldy, dogly, goldy


English

Etymology

From Middle French révérent, from Old French [Term?], from Latin reverens.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛvɹənt/

Adjective

reverent (comparative more reverent, superlative most reverent)

  1. Showing or characterized by great respect or reverence; respectful.
    • 1903, Mark Twain, A New Crime, Library of Alexandria (→ISBN)
      Hackett was a vain, wealthy, violent gentleman, who held his blood and family in high esteem, and believed that a reverent respect was due to his great riches.
    Synonym: reverential
    Antonyms: irreverent, unreverent

Derived terms

  • reverently
  • reverentness
  • unreverent

Related terms

  • irreverent
  • revere
  • reverence
  • reverential

Translations


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin reverens.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /rə.vəˈɾent/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /rə.bəˈɾen/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /re.veˈɾent/

Adjective

reverent (masculine and feminine plural reverents)

  1. reverent
    Synonym: reverencial
    Antonym: irreverent

Derived terms

  • reverentment

Related terms

  • irreverent
  • reverència
  • reverir

Further reading

  • “reverent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “reverent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “reverent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “reverent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

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