Advertisement

Definition of "worldliness" []

  • Not spiritual; mundane or temporal (adjective)
  • Absorbed in or concerned with material things or matters that are immediately relevant (adjective)
  • Versed in the ways of the world; sophisticated (adjective)
  • Existing on or relating to the earth (adjective)
  • Secular; lay (adjective)
  • In a worldly manner (adverb)
  • The quality of being worldly; familiarity with the ways of the world. (noun)

www.Collinsdictionary.com (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "worldliness" in a sentence
  • "In reality, the very same combinations of moral qualities, infinitely varied, which compose the harsh physiognomy of what we call worldliness in the living groups of life, must unavoidably present themselves in books."
  • "In reality the very same combinations of moral qualities, infinitely varied, which compose the harsh physiognomy of what we call worldliness in the living groups of life, must unavoidably present themselves in books."
  • "Other-worldliness is the best alibi a rich man can have."