Examples of earthly in a Sentence
a sermon against our obsession with earthly pursuits
Recent Examples of earthly from the Web
And down below, the earthly realm, here depicted by Dürer as late 15th-Century Nuremberg remains oblivious to the fight between good and evil that rages above.
When material, earthly concerns meet up with emotions, there can be some discomfort in our relationships caused by money and material goods.
Each nearly bursts from its taut parameters, aching with sorrow and reverence, stitched with humility, love and pain, pulsing with passions both earthly and divine.
Earthly trash is increasingly common on the Red Planet, especially after a string of mission failures in recent decades.
As one murmuring head after another observes, absolute silence can’t be achieved in these earthly precincts, and doesn’t warrant chasing after in any case.
Perhaps with such biases in mind, scientists in the past several decades have been much more interested in earthly life’s relationship with the sun than its potential interaction with the moon.
Building the instruments that make that wondering gaze possible isn't easy or cheap, and none of it pays the kinds of earthly dividends that pick-and-shovel programs like fixing roads or building airports do.
Prior to the $1.6 million project, the sidewalks on both sides of Mayfield between Little Italy and University Circle resembled an earthly version of the underworld.
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First Known Use of earthly
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of earthly
EARTHLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earthly for English Language Learners
: having to do with life on the Earth
: imaginable or possible
EARTHLY Defined for Kids
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