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“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 believe God 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 believe God would wish you to

(Definition of “God-fearing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)