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  1. creatural.
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Origin of creaturely

First recorded in 1655–65; creature + -ly
Related formscrea·ture·li·ness, nounun·crea·ture·ly, adjective
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Historical Examples of creaturely

  • But in virtue of his creaturely position, man's personality cannot be an end to itself.

    Lux Mundi


  • But how shall I be able to break this creaturely will which is in me, and is at enmity with the Divine Will?

  • All creaturely causes derive their efficiency directly and continually from the First Cause.

    The Theistic Conception of the World

    B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker

  • The Memra proceeds from God, and retains the creaturely relation to God.

  • It is a creaturely, not self-asserting strength; it is not godlike, but consists in dependence on God.