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Definition of "unworldliness" []

  • The characteristic of being unworldly. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unworldliness" in a sentence
  • "In conclusion, we have to examine the nature of this Christian unworldliness which is taught us in the text."
  • "Henry, however, had the improvidence or the "unworldliness" of his race; returning to the country during the succeeding vacation, he married for love, relinquished, of course, all his collegiate prospects and advantages, set up a school in his father's neighborhood, and buried his talents and acquirements for the remainder of his life in a curacy of forty pounds a year."
  • "We are so much accustomed to associate religious doubts or convictions with an unworldliness which is rarely visible where great worldly success is attained, that on leaving the cloisters of Oxford, and entering with him the committee-rooms of the Houses of Parliament, we seem to behold the curtain raised all at once, and the same actor appearing in a totally new character, with hardly a feature left that can identify him with the previous representation."