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English definition of “God-fearing”

God-fearing

adjective 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.
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