adjective, world·li·er, world·li·est.
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They are among his dearest worldly possessions, the paper trail of his protracted confinement, though he can barely read.He was locked up at age 15. Almost seven decades later, he’s reentering an unfamiliar world.|Karen Heller|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Forged in the fires of the Counter-Reformation, the Jesuit Order adopted many Protestant practices, including an emphasis on schooling and worldly skills.Martin Luther Rewired Your Brain - Issue 96: Rewired|Joseph Henrich|February 17, 2021|Nautilus
I asked long-term travelers how they prepared for a marathon trip, from obtaining the right credit card to dealing with all of their worldly possessions.
As a rule, farming isn’t as hazardous as trench warfare, but it can result in the kinds of accidents that leave only minutes to pass on one’s worldly goods.Would You Write Your Last Will and Testament on a Napkin?|Fiona Zublin|December 16, 2020|Ozy
Martin painted the emotions you can access there, on the furthest frontiers of tedium, when manufactured emotions and worldly concerns have been dulled by countless laps or lines.After the 2016 election, Agnes Martin's paintings gave me solace. This time, they're still an escape.|Kelsey Ables|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
This year, with slightly more worldliness and way fewer drinks consumed, I could see the emotionally fraught underbelly.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Michelle King: But her worldliness or pragmatism, it's not as though it's being led by what Peter and his campaign are doing.
Carl is repaid for his worldliness with failure and ignominy.
Hitchens exuded what I thought then was a superb worldliness.
But there is one place where judging Almodóvar objectively is not seen as an affront to worldliness: Spain.
I hurt you when I say that, but I want you to be my good friend, as always, in spite of my worldliness.Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers
And it has to be said that Elsie April in all her young and radiant splendour and woman-of-the-worldliness was equally stiff.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
Some have fallen into worldliness and a fashionable life, and are broken down under it.The Education of American Girls|Anna Callender Brackett
There were, then, some streaks of good-natured worldliness which tallied with Christian duty.
Unhappy is the man who leaves to his children the influence of a heart hard as stone and a worldliness wily as a serpent!The Hearth-Stone|Samuel Osgood