Synonyms for worldliness


Grammar : Noun
Spell : wurld-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈwɜrld li

Top 10 synonyms for worldliness Other synonyms for the word worldliness

Définition of worldliness

Origin :
  • Old English woruldlic, from the roots of world and like (adj.). A common Germanic compound (cf. Old Frisian wraldlik, Old Saxon weroldlik, Middle Dutch wereldlik, German weltlich, Old Norse veraldligr). Worldly-wise is recorded from c.1400.
  • As in sophistication : noun culture, style
  • As in savoir faire : noun tact
  • As in savoir-faire : noun diplomacy
  • As in experience : noun knowledge
Example sentences :
  • I hurt you when I say that, but I want you to be my good friend, as always, in spite of my worldliness.
  • Extract from : « Patchwork » by Anna Balmer Myers
  • This worldliness was not frivolous, but earnest, and was ennobled by art and poetry.
  • Extract from : « The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy » by Jacob Burckhardt
  • The worldliness and the wretchedness, and now it is too late!
  • Extract from : « Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905 » by Various
  • His indolence, his triviality, his worldliness become her own.
  • Extract from : « Modern Women and What is Said of Them » by Anonymous
  • Worldliness it changes into heathenism, vice into blasphemy.
  • Extract from : « Natural Law in the Spiritual World » by Henry Drummond
  • Other worldliness is not peculiar to the religion of the slave.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919 » by Various
  • But we all agree in one thing,—the worldliness of the world.
  • Extract from : « Godolphin, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • It was true, and yet it was not true; other feelings mingled in Phœbe's worldliness.
  • Extract from : « Phoebe, Junior » by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • When one enters on the path of worldliness is there any resting-place?
  • Extract from : « A Little Journey in the World » by Charles Dudley Warner
  • "At least you own to your worldliness, my poor Trix," says her mother.
  • Extract from : « The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. » by W. M. Thackeray

Antonyms for worldliness

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