otherworldly

[ uhth-er-wurld-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF otherworldly

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OTHERWORLDLY

The spirit is your ideal, the unattained, the otherworldly; spirit is the name of your—god, "God is spirit."

He is, however, in part an otiose deity and can hardly be said to rule over this otherworldly realm.

Yet it does not wrap its initiates in a selfish and otherworldly calm, isolate them from the pain and effort of the common life.

It made the otherworldly part of one who also was a merry gossip among his fellows.

WORD ORIGIN

1854, from other + world + -ly (1). Otherworldliness is recorded from 1819. Phrase other world "world of idealism or fantasy, afterlife, spirit-land" is c.1200.

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