worlds apart

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of worlds apart

:completely different
  • Your ideas and mine are worlds apart.
  • Their living conditions were worlds apart.

Word by Word Definitions

world play worlds
  1. : the earthly state of human existence

  2. : life after death

  3. : the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it

  1. : of or relating to the world

  2. : extending or found throughout the world : worldwide

  3. : involving or applying to part of or the whole world

apart play
  1. : at a little distance

  2. : away from one another in space or time

  3. : as a separate unit : independently

  1. : separate, isolated

  2. : holding different opinions : divided


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