adjective, earth·li·er, earth·li·est.
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Origin of earthly
synonym study for earthly
OTHER WORDS FROM earthlyearth·li·ness, nounsu·per·earth·ly, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH earthlyearthly , earthy
Words nearby earthly
Example sentences from the Web for earthly
At 29,000 feet, the peak is the highest of all earthly mountains, but its height is one of Mount Everest’s least impressive features.Cold War-era satellites bring bad news about melting glaciers around Everest|María Paula Rubiano A.|November 23, 2020|Popular Science
Others go around the table declaring why they’re grateful for our earthly bounty.Every Thanksgiving, my mental health strategy is recalling memorable, personal moments|Bob Brody|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
A painting may serve no earthly purpose other than to reflect, provoke, or inspire.Fashion is struggling to rise to the creative challenge of Covid-19|Marc Bain|October 14, 2020|Quartz
Apodaca’s smile-inducing video has now been watched more than 50 million times across all earthly platforms.
Activities beyond the earthly plane are currently governed by the United Nations Outer Space Treaty of 1967.NASA wants to buy moon rocks from anyone who can fund their own space trip|Verne Kopytoff|September 10, 2020|Fortune
You are, for example, still subject to earthly gravity, and not in orbit.Sky Wars: Richard Branson’s Rival in the Great Space Race|Tom Sykes|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then slumped to the floor, to the amazement of his audience, having departed this plane of earthly existence.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Members of the cult offer body sacrifices and worship the bones of their dead ancestors to ward off earthly evil.Argentinian Teen Was Starved and Held Captive With a Canine For 9 Years|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I never was one,” he insisted—“even on the basis of an earthly definition of a saint as a sinner who keeps trying.
But if a genius is a quasi-divine being, a certain exemption from earthly laws of conduct is only natural.
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
And if an earthly father would act thus wisely and thus kindly, "how much more your Father which is in Heaven?"God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
His first hard struggle for deliverance was coincident with his last hour of earthly peace.