God-fearing [god-feer-ing] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- deeply respectful or fearful of God.
- (sometimes lowercase) deeply religious; pious; devout.
Origin of God-fearing First recorded in 1825–35 Related Words for god-fearing, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Examples from the Web for god-fearing Contemporary Examples of god-fearing
I grew up in a Florida suburb, the youngest of four children raised by two loving, God-fearing, middle-class parents.
September 17, 2014
But, unlike another famously athletic and God-fearing Tim (Mr. Tebow), Howard is far less preachy.
July 1, 2014
In the God-fearing, heavily Baptist town of West Memphis, devil worshiping became a scourge to exorcise.
February 22, 2012
South Carolinians are, on the whole, a God-fearing, loyal, polite, traditionalist and often, cagey people.
January 16, 2012
We are now served up daily portions of God-fearing Tim Tebow as antidote.
December 30, 2011
Historical Examples of god-fearing
Headley is a well-reported, God-fearing man, and will do well by thee.
Charlotte M. Yonge
Try to associate with God-fearing people and live with them, then you will learn only good.
He was God-fearing, he was just in all his dealings, sound of soul and self-controlled.
The God-fearing habits of his parents had a great influence over him.
W. R. Roe
Now, there are many God-fearing ministers who cannot stand a rebuff.
James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
British Dictionary definitions for god-fearing God-fearing adjective
- pious; devouta God-fearing people
Word Origin and History for god-fearing adj.