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worldly Idioms & Phrases


worldly belongings

  • noun all the property that someone possess
    worldly belongings; worldly goods.
    • he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter
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worldly concern

  • noun the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    world; earthly concern; earth.
    • they consider the church to be independent of the world
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worldly good

  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly possession; worldly good.
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worldly goods

  • noun all the property that someone possess
    worldly belongings; worldly goods.
    • he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter
  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly possession; worldly good.
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worldly possession

  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly possession; worldly good.
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worldly possessions

  • noun all the property that someone possess
    worldly belongings; worldly goods.
    • he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter
  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly possession; worldly good.
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worldly-minded

  • adjective satellite marked by materialism
    mercenary; materialistic.
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World"ly-mind`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. Devoted to worldly interests; mindful of the affairs of the present life, and forgetful of those of the future; loving and pursuing this world's goods, to the exclusion of piety and attention to spiritual concerns. -- World"ly*mind`ed*ness, n.
Webster 1913

worldly-wise

  • adjective satellite experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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