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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Concern with the enjoyments of this present existence to the neglect of spiritual needs; The quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated through cultivation or experience or disillusionment.

Usage examples (30)
  • He disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him
  • Other-worldliness is the best alibi a rich man can have.
  • Criticism of their worldliness has been a common theme throughout Islamic history.
  • On a side note, I think people misinterpreted what I meant by 'worldliness'. for more
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