Definition of "worldly-mindedness" [worldly-mindedness]
The state or character of being worldly-minded.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "worldly-mindedness" in a sentence
"Some are specially addicted to pride, and others to worldly-mindedness; some to sensual desires, and others to frowardness or other evil passions."
"They are primarily chargeable to the greed, the selfishness, the cupidity, the worldly-mindedness which has found in science the tools to further its ends."
"Even while he was at work there were men who were more down-to-earth, more prepared just to hold their Aristotelianism neat; and perhaps a cer - tain worldly-mindedness made them a danger not only to an ecclesiastical system but also to religion itself."