worldly


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worldly \World"ly\, adv.
   With relation to this life; in a worldly manner.
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         Subverting worldly strong and worldly wise
         By simply meek.                          --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worldly \World"ly\, a. [AS. woroldlic.]
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   1. Relating to the world; human; common; as, worldly maxims;
      worldly actions. "I thus neglecting worldly ends." --Shak.
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            Many years it hath continued, standing by no other
            worldly mean but that one only hand which erected
            it.                                   --Hooker.
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   2. Pertaining to this world or life, in contradistinction
      from the life to come; secular; temporal; devoted to this
      life and its enjoyments; bent on gain; as, worldly
      pleasures, affections, honor, lusts, men.
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            With his soul fled all my worldly solace. --Shak.
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   3. Lay, as opposed to clerical. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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