Definitions for earthliness
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
earth•ly*ˈɜrθ li(adj.)-li•er, -li•est.
of or pertaining to the earth, esp. as opposed to heaven; worldly.
possible or conceivable:
an invention of no earthly use to anyone.
* Syn: earthly , terrestrial , worldly , mundane refer to that which is concerned with the earth literally or figuratively. earthly now almost always implies a contrast to that which is heavenly: earthly pleasures; our earthly home.terrestrial applies to the earth as a planet or to land as opposed to water: the terrestrial globe; terrestrial areas.worldly is commonly used in the sense of being devoted to the vanities, cares, advantages, or gains of physical existence to the exclusion of spiritual interests or the afterlife: worldly success; worldly standards.mundane is a formal equivalent of worldly and suggests that which is bound to the earth, is not exalted, and therefore is commonplace: mundane pursuits.
Origin of earthly:
The quality of being earthly.
the quality or state of being earthly; worldliness; grossness; perishableness
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