Examples of worldly in a Sentence
She is more worldly than her younger sister.
she returned from her year as an exchange student a much more worldly person
Recent Examples of worldly from the Web
Their other-worldly rates from last year have fallen, from first to seventh in defensive efficiency (down 31 percentage points) and from first to fifth in batting average on balls in play (down 31 points).
A gust of 65 mph was reported in Fishtown, and 50 mph winds were common as the storm plowed eastward, finally reaching the Shore about 6:15 p.m.. Some Jerseyites got to witness a spectacular, other-worldly cloud formation.
His other-worldly shooting range doesn’t hurt, either.
Authentic car paint colors; brighter bursts of electric or other-worldly effects; greater detail definition in darker, eerie corridors: video games can and do look superior with these flipped on.
Deciding to give acting a try, Izzy heads home to Los Angeles, where her younger but decidedly more worldly sister Sabrina (Zoey Deutch) is a busy, up-and-coming movie actress.
After the original building was destroyed by fire, the nightclub re-opened in 1975 with more elbow room, other-worldly architecture and a focus on live music.
Succeeding the worldly Helmut Schmidt as chancellor in 1982 only threw Mr. Kohl's perception problem into sharper relief.
That means no pitching tents, no cardboard shanties, no camping out in bus shelters with shopping carts full of one’s worldly belongings.
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First Known Use of worldly
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of worldly
WORLDLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of worldly for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the human world and ordinary life rather than to religious or spiritual matters
: having a lot of practical experience and knowledge about life and the world
WORLDLY Defined for Kids
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