God-fearing Definition in British English Dictionary
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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 believe God would wish them to.
Translations of “God-fearing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 虔誠的, 敬神的, 敬畏上帝的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虔诚的, 敬神的, 敬畏上帝的…
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