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Definition of Worldly


  1. Relating to the world; human; common; as, worldly maxims; worldly actions.
  2. Pertaining to this world or life, in contradistinction from the life to come; secular; temporal; devoted to this life and its enjoyments; bent on gain; as, worldly pleasures, affections, honor, lusts, men.
  3. Lay, as opposed to clerical.
  4. With relation to this life; in a worldly manner.
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Worldly Translations

worldly in German is weltlich, weltliche
worldly in Italian is laico
worldly in Spanish is mundano