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See definition of worldliness on Dictionary.com
  • as insophistication
  • as insavoir faire
  • as insavoir-faire
  • as inexperience

synonyms for worldliness

  • composure
  • elegance
  • finesse
  • poise
  • refinement
  • tact
  • urbanity
  • savoir faire
  • savoir vivre
  • worldly wisdom
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antonyms for worldliness

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  • crudeness
  • ingenuousness
  • naiveté
  • simplicity
    • awkwardness
    • tactlessness
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    How to use worldliness in a sentence

    They are among his dearest worldly possessions, the paper trail of his protracted confinement, though he can barely read.
    HE WAS LOCKED UP AT AGE 15. ALMOST SEVEN DECADES LATER, HE’S REENTERING AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD.KAREN HELLERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Forged in the fires of the Counter-Reformation, the Jesuit Order adopted many Protestant practices, including an emphasis on schooling and worldly skills.
    MARTIN LUTHER REWIRED YOUR BRAIN - ISSUE 96: REWIREDJOSEPH HENRICHFEBRUARY 17, 2021NAUTILUS
    I asked long-term travelers how they prepared for a marathon trip, from obtaining the right credit card to dealing with all of their worldly possessions.
    THE HARD WORK OF GOING AWAY FOR A LONG, LONG TIMECHRISTOPHER ELLIOTTJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    As a rule, farming isn’t as hazardous as trench warfare, but it can result in the kinds of accidents that leave only minutes to pass on one’s worldly goods.
    WOULD YOU WRITE YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT ON A NAPKIN?FIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 16, 2020OZY
    Martin painted the emotions you can access there, on the furthest frontiers of tedium, when manufactured emotions and worldly concerns have been dulled by countless laps or lines.
    AFTER THE 2016 ELECTION, AGNES MARTIN'S PAINTINGS GAVE ME SOLACE. THIS TIME, THEY'RE STILL AN ESCAPE.KELSEY ABLESNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    That company is Stripe, which has an other-worldly valuation of $36 billion.
    THE HIGHEST VALUED COMPANY IN BESSEMER’S ANNUAL CLOUD REPORT HAS DEFIED CONVENTION BY STAYING PRIVATERON MILLERSEPTEMBER 25, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    I hurt you when I say that, but I want you to be my good friend, as always, in spite of my worldliness.
    PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
    And it has to be said that Elsie April in all her young and radiant splendour and woman-of-the-worldliness was equally stiff.
    THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
    Some have fallen into worldliness and a fashionable life, and are broken down under it.
    THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
    There were, then, some streaks of good-natured worldliness which tallied with Christian duty.
    THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO WORLDLINESS

    • Aukflarung
    • cultivation
    • diplomacy
    • graciousness
    • poise
    • savoir-faire
    • savvy
    • social know-how
    • sophistication
    • suavity
    • worldliness
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