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French translation of 'worldly'

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1.  (earthly) [concerns, matters, interests] terrestre
worldly things les choses terrestres
one’s worldly goods ses biens terrestres
2.  (experienced) [person, manner] rompu(e) aux usages du monde

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Example Sentences Including 'worldly'

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A compendium of wise and worldly sentences can provide something akin to a course of education.
The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
For them, religion was more an affirmation of the joy of life than a rejection of worldly pleasures and temptations.
Divine, Robert A. (editor) & Breen, T. H & Frederickson, George M & Williams, R. Hal America Past and Present (1995)
Before the war they had been committed to seeking conventional worldly success.
Simon Ball THE GUARDSMEN (2004)
I’ve got all my worldly goods in it, but it isn’t heavy.
LM Montgomery Anne of Green Gables (1872)
And he was not indifferent to worldly things.
Adam Nicolson GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)
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)
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)
There is worldly wisdom here, but true wisdom too.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
While I would happily sell all my worldly goods to cover the bills and keep him alive, my husband would not.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Why collect all these worldly goods if you have to say goodbye to them?
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You get to an age where you don't care what people think and enjoy dishing out the worldly wisdom.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I think our young people now are getting too worldly wise.
George Eliot Daniel Deronda (1876)
He has worldly wisdom and passes it down to his players through parables.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He's five years older and a bit more worldly wise.
The Sun (2006)
Too many think the recipe for worldly success is the same as it is in school and education.
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)
The wealth and worldly attitude of the higher clergy incensed the people.
Christianity Today (2000)
It is the other things, the worldly things like doubt and desire heaped around the soul that make us sick.
Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)

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