What does the word worldly mean?

Usage examples for worldly

  1. It was no matter of worldly gain. – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  2. What I am in worldly estate, she is. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by 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 by Walter Besant