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Worldly (IPA: /ˈwɝɫdɫi/)


Worldly (a.)

Relating to the world; human; common; as, worldly maxims; worldly actions.

Worldly (a.)

Pertaining to this world or life, in contradistinction from the life to come; secular; temporal; devoted to this life and its enjoyments; bent on gain; as, worldly pleasures, affections, honor, lusts, men.

Worldly (a.)

Lay, as opposed to clerical.

Worldly (adv.)

With relation to this life; in a worldly manner.

Worldly Synonyms

Sophisticated, Blase

Worldly Synonyms

Economic, Material, Mundane, Terrestrial, Sophisticated, Mercenary, Temporal, Materialistic, Earthly, Worldly-minded

Worldly Synonyms

Profane, Temporal

Worldly Rhymes


Worldly


Otherworldly

Spanish Translation

Worldly in Spanish is Mundano

Tagalog Translation

Worldly in Tagalog is Makalupa

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise." - Wisdom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Divine is Love and scorneth worldly pelf, And can be bought with nothing but with self." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" How shall we celebrate the day, When God appeared in mortal clay, The mark of worldly scorn." - Clay

Example Sentence (Quote)

" How the learned fool would wonder Were he now to see his blunder, When he put his reason under The control of worldly Pride." - James Clerk Maxwell

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I hate the prostitution of the name of friendship to signify modish and worldly alliances." - Friendship


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