this-worldly

adjective
this-world·​ly | \ ˈt͟his-ˈwərld-lē How to pronounce this-worldly (audio) \

Definition of this-worldly

: characterized by or manifesting this-worldliness

First Known Use of this-worldly

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“This-worldly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/this-worldly. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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