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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.Wyndham Lewis
- IPA: /ˈwɜː(r)ldli/
also pronounced 'wurldlee
Adjectiveworldly (comparative worldl, superlative ier)
- Of or relating to man and the planet earth, physical as opposed to spiritual.
- Concerned with secular rather than sacred matters.
- Very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.
opposed to spiritual
concerned with secular matters
versed in the ways of the world
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