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Definition of Earthly

Earthly

  1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
  2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
  3. Made of earth; earthy.
  4. In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.

Earthly Quotations

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Isaac Newton

Earthly wisdom is doing what comes naturally. Godly wisdom is doing what the Holy Spirit compels us to do.
Charles Stanley

With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined.
Franklin Pierce

Power, that's one thing, but love of family and of siblings is more important, is more powerful than any other power - at least earthly power, at least earthly power.
Sander Levin

Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
Soren Kierkegaard
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Earthly Translations

earthly in Dutch is aards, aarden
earthly in Latin is terrenus-a-um
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