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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment;
[syn: sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity]

2. concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs;
- Example: "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worldliness \World"li*ness\, n. The quality of being worldly; a predominant passion for obtaining the good things of this life; covetousness; addictedness to gain and temporal enjoyments; worldly-mindedness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

worldliness n 1: the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment [syn: sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity] [ant: naiveness, naivete, naivety] 2: concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs; "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him" [ant: otherworldliness, spiritism, spiritualism, spirituality]