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
Croatia has been a high-powered side blessed with worldly gifts in the feet of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic.
Along with an influx of worldly dining options has come a spate of luxury hotels.
Throughout, Hamlin incorporated her own air, the worldly taste of someone who has appeared in advertising campaigns and walked the runways for Tommy Hilfiger and Dolce & Gabbana while still in her teens.
Federer exudes worldly charm, and Nadal melts your heart with his profound humility.
And the economic refugees fleeing Madiganistan with all their worldly goods on their backs, stared in wonder at the head, which was quite still.
And, no, not even Michael Jordan was, at least by my eye and reckoning, although parsing LeBron vs. Michael rather than simply celebrating the other-worldly majesty of both is like arguing Beethoven or Mozart while the symphony plays.
As the evacuees bid a hasty goodbye to their worldly goods, the soldiers knocked down their homes to prevent them returning, and shot their cattle and pets.
For those in the Federalist camp, encouraging education and the modest enjoyment of worldly goods would help build an enlightened society.
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Synonym Discussion of worldly
- abandoned earthly concerns and entered a convent
- worldly goods
- a mundane discussion of finances
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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