- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. unworldly, religious, spiritual, supernatural, extramundane, unearthly, out of this world; idealistic, unreal. See unconformity, universe, heaven.II(Roget's IV) modif.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.alien, extraterrestrial, unearthly, unworldly, ethereal, mystical, transcendent, spiritual, supernatural, out of this world, heavenly.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Of or concerned with the spirit rather than the body or material things: numinous, spiritual, unworldly. See BODY.
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otherworldly — adj. 1. existing outside of or not in accordance with nature. Syn: nonnatural, preternatural, transcendental. [WordNet 1.5 2. Not worldly; preparing for or concerned primarily with the afterlife; of people. [WordNet 1.5 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
otherworldly — 1873, from OTHER (Cf. other) + WORLD (Cf. world). (Otherworldliness is recorded from 1834) … Etymology dictionary
otherworldly — [adj] extraterrestrial; psychic alien, ethereal, heavenly, magical, mystical, out of this world, spiritual, supernatural, transcendental, uncanny, unearthly, unworldly, visionary; concepts 529,549,582 … New thesaurus
otherworldly — [uth΄ər wʉrld′lē] adj. being apart from material or earthly interests; spiritual or concerned with life in a future or imaginary world otherworldliness n … English World dictionary
otherworldly — adjective a) Of, concerned with, or preoccupied with a different world than that of the tangible here and now, such as a heavenly, spiritual, or imaginary world. Every religion that becomes ascendant, in so far as it is not otherworldly, must… … Wiktionary
otherworldly — adjective Date: 1879 1. a. of, relating to, or resembling that of a world other than the actual world b. devoted to preparing for a world to come 2. devoted to intellectual or imaginative pursuits • otherworldliness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
otherworldly — otherworldliness, n. /udh euhr werrld lee/, adj. of, pertaining to, or devoted to another world, as the world of imagination or the world to come. [1870 75; other world + LY] * * * … Universalium
otherworldly — Synonyms and related words: Christlike, Christly, Elysian, God fearing, Olympian, airy, alien, angelic, arcane, asomatous, astral, autistic, beatific, beatified, blessed, bodiless, celestial, daydreaming, daydreamy, decarnate, decarnated,… … Moby Thesaurus
otherworldly — oth|er|world|ly [ˌʌðəˈwə:ldli US ˌʌðərˈwə:r ] adj relating to religious thoughts and ideas rather than with normal daily life … Dictionary of contemporary English
otherworldly — oth|er|world|ly [ ,ʌðər wɜrldli ] adjective seeming to belong in a spiritual or imaginary world rather than the real world … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English