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otherworldliness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being otherworldly; a disposition to act in this life with reference to another or future world; conduct of life prompted by a hope of heaven.
  • noun Reference to or insistence upon the existence of another world beyond the present; ideality; spirituality; the quality of being visionary.

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  • noun The quality of being otherworldly

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  • noun concern with things of the spirit

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Examples

  • I guess the same content of otherworldliness is treated totally differently depending on who you are.

    hal-an-tow, jolly rumbelow, we were up long before the day-oh.

  • His feet are planted on earth and no kind of otherworldliness shall be allowed to contaminate his mind or divert him from the inevitable process of history which is shaping the destiny of the world with its "iron necessity."

    The Continuing World Conflict

  • However, the historical record makes clear that instead of passive acceptance rooted in “otherworldliness,” many black clergy encouraged their parishioners to participate in the marches, protests, and sit-ins of the civil rights era.

    American Grace

  • The composer's only opera, "Pelléas et Mélisande," is indeed a triumph of hermeticism and otherworldliness.

    An Otherworldly Opera

  • His otherworldliness has long relegated him to the role of a "rather wimpish junior partner" to the more robust figure of William Morris in the Arts and Crafts movement.

    A Penchant for Dreaming

  • Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols: A brilliantly written little assault on Platonic otherworldliness in all itsforms

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Books that Influenced Me the Most

  • My teeth chattered, not from the weather, but from the cold, otherworldliness of the scene.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • My teeth chattered, not from the weather, but from the cold, otherworldliness of the scene.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • The intellectual and moral stains of the world's religions -- the misogyny, otherworldliness, narcissism, and illogic -- are so ugly and indelible as to render all religious language suspect.

    Sam Harris: On Spiritual Truths

  • The intellectual and moral stains of the world's religions -- the misogyny, otherworldliness, narcissism, and illogic -- are so ugly and indelible as to render all religious language suspect.

    Sam Harris: On Spiritual Truths

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