What does worldliness mean?

Definitions for worldliness
world·li·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanitynoun

    the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment

  2. worldlinessnoun

    concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs

    "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"

Wiktionary

  1. worldlinessnoun

    The quality of being worldly; familiarity with the ways of the world.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worldlinessnoun

    the quality of being worldly; a predominant passion for obtaining the good things of this life; covetousness; addictedness to gain and temporal enjoyments; worldly-mindedness

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worldliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worldliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of worldliness in a Sentence

  1. Iain Murray:

    When we think of apostasy, we’re not to think simply of deviation from the truth, that is fundamental, but always too, there's deviation in life, there is a movement to unholiness, to worldliness. -- Iain Murray

  2. Ashton Oxenden:

    I tremble for the amount of worldliness which prevails in some professing Christian families!

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