Definition of 'worldly'
Example sentences containing 'worldly'
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And he was not indifferent to worldly things.GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003) THE GUARDSMEN (2004) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Why should he give up half his worldly goods then still pay through the nose when a marriage has withered and died?The Sun (2006)
No official data exists about whether you are more likely to be burgled if all your worldly goods are permanently on show.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2006)
There is worldly wisdom here, but true wisdom too.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Anne of Green Gables (1872)
I think our young people now are getting too worldly wise.Daniel Deronda (1876) The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
For them, religion was more an affirmation of the joy of life than a rejection of worldly pleasures and temptations.America Past and Present (1995)
It is the other things, the worldly things like doubt and desire heaped around the soul that make us sick.The Crossing-Place (1993) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He left the group at the height of their initial success, apparently renouncing worldly wealth and disappearing into the darkness of psychiatric hospitals and menial jobs.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It's hoarded lovingly, used as the springboard for fantasies of worldly power that are almost more comfortable than the real thing.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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