world|ly


world|ly
world|ly «WURLD lee», adjective, -li|er, -li|est, adverb.
–adj.
1. of this world; not of heaven: »

worldly wealth, worldly knowledge, worldly ambition.

SYNONYM(S): mundane. See syn. under earthly. (Cf.earthly)
2. a) caring much for the interests and pleasures of this world. b) caring too much for such interests and pleasures.
3. = worldly-wise. (Cf.worldly-wise)
–adv.
in a worldly manner; with a worldly intent or disposition.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.