ungodly hour meaning, ungodly hour definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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ungodly  

1       adj   If you describe someone or something as ungodly, you mean that they are morally bad or are opposed to religion.   (=unholy)  
2       adj   If you refer to a time as an ungodly hour, you are emphasizing that it is very early in the morning.  
ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=unearthly)  
...at the ungodly hour of 4.00am.     
3       adj   If you refer to the amount or volume of something as ungodly, you mean that it is excessive or unreasonable.  
ADJ n  
...a power struggle of ungodly proportions.     
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n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
v.
to steal something from a shop or a store during trading hours

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