this-worldliness

[ th is-wurld-lee-nis ]
/ ˈðɪsˈwɜrld li nɪs /

noun

concern or preoccupation with worldly things and values.

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Origin of this-worldliness

First recorded in 1870–75

OTHER WORDS FROM this-worldliness

this-world·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for this-worldliness

  • When nuns have relapsed from other-worldliness to this-worldliness how have they been?

    The Darrow Enigma|Melvin L. Severy