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otherworldly

[ uhth-er-wurld-lee ]

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or devoted to another world, as the world of imagination or the world to come.


otherworldly

/ ˌʌðəˈwɜːldlɪ /

adjective

  1. of or relating to the spiritual or imaginative world
  2. impractical or unworldly


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Derived Forms

  • ˌotherˈworldliness, noun
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Other Words From

  • other·worldli·ness noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of otherworldly1

1870–75; other world + -ly
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Example Sentences

More turned up later amid the otherworldly rock structures of Yehliu geopark, a popular tourist attraction that was once a shallow ocean ecosystem 20 million to 22 million years ago.

Rodgers could wait because of his otherworldly arm strength and sudden release.

The music and words filled me with an almost otherworldly sense of peace and comfort.

Sabrina Spellman and the good people of Greendale face their most terrifying adversary yet as otherworldly beings seek to bring about the end of all things in the official trailer for the fourth and final season of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

Though “Twin Mirror” isn’t about the supernatural, it still has that Dontnod touch that brings in something strange and somewhat otherworldly.

Three films about British brains show the trouble of bringing otherworldly intelligence to the big screen.

The history of horrors in the North Caucasus is so extraordinary and so long as to seem almost otherworldly.

Driving from the Denver airport to Wyoming, I encountered an almost-otherworldly whiteout of a blizzard.

Later that night, this low-key man went out on stage with otherworldly energy.

The ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ plays an otherworldly being who lures men to a dark room with the promise of kiss kiss bang bang.

Yet it does not wrap its initiates in a selfish and otherworldly calm, isolate them from the pain and effort of the common life.

It made the otherworldly part of one who also was a merry gossip among his fellows.

The spirit is your ideal, the unattained, the otherworldly; spirit is the name of your—god, "God is spirit."

He is, however, in part an otiose deity and can hardly be said to rule over this otherworldly realm.

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