Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the world; earthly; temporal.

Part of speech: adverb

In a worldly manner.

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Usage examples "worldly":

  1. It was no matter of worldly gain. - "The Literary Sense", E. Nesbit.
  2. What I am in worldly estate, she is. - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
  3. Let us, therefore, content ourselves with the reflection that his success proved in the end to be of a far higher kind than a mere worldly success. - "The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies", Walter Besant.