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at an ungodly hour

Very early in the morning or very late at night. This phrase usually indicates the speaker's exasperation. Other determiners, such as "this" or "some," can be used in place of "an." Jenny is always calling me at an ungodly hour, usually for no reason. Only your sister would come to our house at an ungodly hour like this. Doesn't she realize that we were sleeping?
See also: hour, ungodly

at an unearthly hour

Very early in the morning or very late at night. This phrase usually indicates the speaker's exasperation. Other determiners, such as "this" or "some," can be used in place of "an." Jenny is always calling me at an unearthly hour, usually for no reason. Only your sister would come to our house at an unearthly hour like this. Doesn't she realize that we were sleeping?
See also: hour, unearthly

at an unˌearthly/unˌgodly ˈhour

(informal) very early or very late, especially when this is annoying: The job involved getting up at some unearthly hour to catch the first train.I heard him come home at some ungodly hour again last night.
See also: hour, unearthly, ungodly

ungodly

mod. horrendous; inconceivable. What do you want at this ungodly hour?
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After "ungodliness," Paul speaks of "unrighteousness": "they exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things....
Consequently, the mission of saving the world from Western ungodliness passed, historically and geographically, into different hands.
Ritual killings, occultism, debauchery, greed, ungodliness and moral corruption, like stubborn tares, have taken over Tiv society.
Don Juan Manuel--old, but full of life and desire; ungodly, and yet God-fearing; proud and defiant, but later contrite; a father who curses his own lineage; a womanizer, but a loving husband--displays (just like Bradomin) some of Don Juan's myth basic features--arrogance, seduction ability, ungodliness, rule-breaking--, but these features are combined with other traits that have their origins in other socio-historical and literary sources.
Paul writes: "The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of those who by their wickedness suppress the truth" (Romans 1, 18).
Further, they will be able to avoid "ungodliness and worldly lusts, but also to live soberly and righteously in this present world" (Evans and Cheevers 808).
Was there a fear that equality for women would be tarred by ungodliness?
(95) The ungodliness of Hobbes's conception of the state is reflected in the very title and epigraph of his greatest work, The Leviathan.
Framing the war as a holy crusade against tyranny and ungodliness, it is no surprise that the churches supported the call for conscription and resented those who opposed it especially as conscription became a live issue.
Jasper's second major argument develops the story of Nebuchadnezzar's dream as a prophecy of the fall of earthly kingdoms, and of punishment for ungodliness. After relating Daniel's interpretation that the dream image's parts represent successive, degenerating kingdoms, Jasper reaches his sermon-text: And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed; and it shall break in pieces and consume all other kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.
The growing separation within Granger's texts (and, probably, parish) was not just a logical progression of Luther's atomistic thought, nor only an existential reaction to parish ungodliness, though it was indeed both of these.
-To the churches and synagogues and other religious institutions that understand the ungodliness of ethnic cleansing and who are making sure that their trusts are not invested in Israel's war crimes
According to Paul, humankind in general was characterized by ungodliness and wickedness (1:18).
It may be seen as a bastion of unquestioning fundamentalist devoutness in a universal landscape of heathens, pagans, and generally perverse ungodliness. Its adherents put on the armour of God; aggression and violence characterise some aspects of its modus operandi--a far cry from the love and compassion of the New Testament.
Not a condemnation for Ungodliness, Pete Ward instead hopes to explore this intriguing version of culture that has been embraced by the western world, and the parallels to traditional religious faith.