HyperDic: earthly

English > 1 sense of the word earthly:
ADJECTIVEallearthlyof or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
earthly > pronunciation
Soundser'thliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > earthly: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOf or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven.
Examples
  • "earthly beings"
  • "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"
  • "earthly love"
  • "our earthly home"
NarrowerearthbornConnected with earthly life
earthboundConfined to the earth
earthlikeresembling or characteristic of earth
mundane, terrenebelonging to this earth or world
sublunar, sublunary, terrestrialOf this earth
temporalOf this earth or world
See alsomortalSubject to death
profane, secularnot concerned with or devoted to religion
worldly, secular, temporalcharacteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
OppositeheavenlyOf or belonging to heaven or god
Spanishmundano, terrenal, terrestre
Catalanterrenal
NounsEarth, earththe abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)

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