Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: worldliness
IPA transcription: [w'ɝldlinəs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: worldliness
    Meaning: concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs; "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"
  • Synonyms: sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity
    Meaning: the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
Usage examples
  • It was only after she had gone that I thought how astounding it would have been to me to hear a girl of her age show such an acquaintance with worldliness and scheming, had I not been personally so much concerned about one of the objects of her remarks.