What does earthly mean?

Definitions for earthly
ˈɜrθ liearth·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word earthly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. earthlyadjective

    of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven

    "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"

Wiktionary

  1. earthlynoun

    A slightest chance (of success etc.) or idea (about something).

    Etymology: eorþlic, corresponding to .

  2. earthlyadverb

    in an earthy manner

    Etymology: eorþlic, corresponding to .

  3. earthlyadjective

    Relating to the earth or this world, as opposed to heaven.

    Etymology: eorþlic, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earthlyadjective

    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. Earthlyadjective

    of all things on earth; possible; conceivable

  3. Earthlyadjective

    made of earth; earthy

  4. Earthlyadverb

    in the manner of the earth or its people; worldly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of earthly in a Sentence

  1. Søren Kierkegaard:

    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.

  2. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    The eternity we enter at death begins with a judgment. God has created us to live forever because, made in his image and likeness, God calls us to share, as far as creatures can, in the life of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This happy ending to our earthly life is not, however, a foregone conclusion. All depends upon our cooperation with God’s plan for us. What we are and do in this life is heavy with eternal consequences. When we emerge from the shadows of this life into the light of God’s presence at death, what we have made of ourselves will measure itself against the truth of God for us.

  3. Pastor Greg:

    As a community, we are grieving deeply right now. But Kevin lived by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and in his promise of the resurrection from the dead, though his earthly life was cut short, he used the time that he had on earth to the fullest. His example inspires us to do the same.

  4. Abd Er-Rahman III:

    I have now reigned about 50 years in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to fourteen.

  5. Plato:

    I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly combat.

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