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Meaning of “God-fearing” in the English Dictionary

"God-fearing" in British English

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God-fearingadjective

uk   /ˈɡɒdˌfɪə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡɑːdˌfɪr.ɪŋ/ old-fashioned
Someone who is God-fearing is ​religious and ​tries to ​live in the way they ​believeGod would ​wish them to.
(Definition of God-fearing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"God-fearing" in American English

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God-fearingadjective

 us   /ˈɡɑdˌfɪər·ɪŋ/ dated
very ​religious and ​trying to ​live in the way you ​believeGod would ​wish you to
(Definition of God-fearing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “God-fearing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 虔诚的, 敬神的, 敬畏上帝的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虔誠的, 敬神的, 敬畏上帝的…
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