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Definition of "subworld" [subworld]

  • A world that makes up part of a larger world. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "subworld" in a sentence
  • "Purnell is precisely right to believe that in this downturn the most important thing his department can do is make sure another generation is not written off, cast into a welfare dependency subworld, and then has to sit out the next expansion while the new jobs are imported."
  • "And again, though it oughtn't to have been surprising, it was: this evidence of the existence of the subworld, or the parallel world, of medieval learning in its Islamic guise, still intact in the late twentieth century."
  • "This list of Woody Allen's is the ultimate consumer report, and the extent to which it has been quoted approvingly suggests a new class in America, a subworld of people rigid with apprehension that they will die wearing the wrong sneaker, naming the wrong symphony, preferring"