- the world after death; the future world.
Origin of other world
Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200
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Examples from the Web for other world
And with all this change, so curiously parallel to that of the Other-world, goes too the same inevitable change in ideals.David's Book Club: The Souls of Black Folk
May 5, 2013
She had only been with us a month when we were startled by the other-world look on the baby's face.Lotus Buds
He did look for a moment as though he had seen a ghost, an other-world thing.Chance
The very basis of Christianity, in fine, is an other-world utilitarianism.Rationalism
John Mackinnon Robertson
The story in these forms represents an other-world abduction.
Scath is here the Other-world, conceived, however, as a dismal abode.The Religion of the Ancient Celts
J. A. MacCulloch
- the spirit world or afterlife