adjective, earth·li·er, earth·li·est.
Origin of earthly
Examples from the Web for earthliness
His earthliness places him not among those larger-than-life kind of heroes, but among the humble, quiet ones—a dervish hero.A Friend’s Tribute to Ambassador Chris Stevens: The Diplomatic Indiana Jones|Roya Hakakian|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her little, sharp, immature face had lost all earthliness; only the eyes were alive.The Purple Heights|Marie Conway Oemler
Deep as we may have been once in earthliness, so deep we may also be in penitence, and so high we may become in spirituality.Sermons Preached at Brighton|Frederick W. Robertson
Though His words were meant for earth, for human ears and for human hearts, there was no earthliness about them.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke|Henry Burton