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1. earthly

adjective. ['ˈɝːθli'] of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • worldly
  • sublunar
  • earthborn
  • profane
  • earthlike
  • terrene
  • temporal
  • terrestrial
  • sublunary
  • earthbound
  • secular

Antonyms

  • sacred
  • immortal
  • unworldly
  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • eorþlic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Earthly

  • worthley

Example sentences of the word earthly


1. Adjective
Explain that even though God can forgive our sin, we often still must deal with the earthly consequences.

2. Adverb
They saw earthly existence as its own reward, a concept that deeply influenced humanist thought.

Quotes containing the word earthly


1. When one is giving service for the advancement of humanity, when one is working without money and without price, with no hope of earthly reward, there comes a real, genuine joy into the human heart.
- Heber J. Grant

2. Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
- Agnes Repplier

3. Likings arise when one has no earthly reason for liking - the most wildly improbable marriages and uncommon friendship.
- Patrick O'Brian

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