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this-worldly Syllabification: this-world·ly

Definition of this-worldly in English:


Relating to or concerned with the physical or material world, as opposed to a spiritual one: his distrust of this-worldly pleasures
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  • All the essays are more or less radically secular or this-worldly.
  • In addition to the articulation of individual material interests, another feature of Korean Christianity, reflecting its this-worldly inclination, pertains to the nation.
  • For Harry, the temptation might be to rest in the glory of this-worldly (or " other-worldly "), victory.
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