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The real stuff of my work that is, not the worldly responsibilities that go along with it.

To just drop whatever loads we’re bearing, retreating to some private realm where our worldly concerns fade into oblivion.

This teaching merged with a broader, evangelical skepticism toward expertise and worldly knowledge.

Today, Mormon congregants are often told to recognize the juxtaposition between “worldly wisdom” and “divine truths.”

His intense love of the experience of baseball fandom reveals how an older Murakami, now in his 70s, views time in relation to worldly accomplishments.

When he emerged from the Zen monastery on Mount Baldy, his enlightenment was followed with an all too worldly disaster.

Brienne of Tarth is back on the road—a far more worldly and intimidating figure than her hapless male squire, Podrick Payne.

But on the relative plane, Zen is this-worldly and does not deny ethics, or ontology for that matter.

Actually, enlightened Zen monks are often worldly, engaged, and sexually voracious.

Fairylands is a name that conjures up a dreamy, other-worldly place, somewhere to escape the cares of a busy life.

They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.

To ask God for His love, or for His grace, or for any worldly benefit seems to me unreasonable.

I have for all worldly goods, two hundred and fifty dollars, with which I shall honorably pay my hotel bill.

They could talk to one another both on worldly and spiritual matters, but there was no real familiarity between them.

His very genius and splendor pails upon one, even taking the pictures as worldly pictures.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worldly, such as: earthly, earthy, mundane, practical, secular, and temporal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.