unworldly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • I always feel good and ideal and unworldly when I am near you. Cited from The Farringdons, by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
  • He was not sure whether he felt superior to his unworldly enemy or not. Cited from Aaron's Rod, By D. H. Lawrence
  • I suppose you don't conduct business on what you call unworldly principles. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • He asked about them all, and he said he believed in her father's unworldly theory of life. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • He gave many thanks, passed out From that unworldly place into the world. Cited from Poems: Patriotic, Religious, etc, by Father Ryan
  • My good, unworldly grandfather fell in love with this girl, and married her. Cited from Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  • But a good wife -- a good unworldly woman -- may really help a man, and keep him more independent. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • You know what it is to be unworldly and unlike others. Cited from The Coquette's Victim, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • This is possible because, in the first place, art is unworldly. Cited from The Moral Economy, by Ralph Barton Perry
  • He is so good, so child-like, so unworldly. Cited from Stage-Land, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • And their clothes were certainly beautifully made -- even my poor old unworldly eye could tell that. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • I should have brought something alien into their unworldly life. Cited from The Intriguers, by Harold Bindloss
  • Very unworldly were this young man and this young woman, in the matter of sale and purchase. Cited from Mercy Philbrick's Choice, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Neither with the worldly nor the unworldly woman could the ladies do anything. Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v4
  • The world's woman noted the beauty and tender grace of the unworldly woman, and her eyes fell. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He was a little man, with an unworldly air, and very clear truthful eyes. Cited from The Hallam Succession, by Amelia Edith Barr
  • His views were utterly unworldly and opposed to those generally held, but they were in the main right. Cited from Beneath the Banner, by F. J. Cross
  • She felt how she hated all these fine surroundings, and how very good and unworldly she was for so doing. Cited from Nuttie's Father, Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But everything here is so pure and unworldly that I think we manage to show our boys what is the highest. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • I am sure this will, of itself, keep him unworldly and unselfish. Cited from Stepping Heavenward, by Mrs. E. Prentiss
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Meaning of unworldly

  • adjective Not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney