otherworldly


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oth·er·world·ly

 th′ər-wûrld′lē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of another world, especially a mystical or transcendental world: "The effect was dreamy, otherworldy" (Gioia Diliberto).
2. Devoted to the world of the mind; concerned with intellectual or imaginative things.
3. Concerned with an afterlife, especially when inattentive to the present.

oth′er·world′li·ness n.

otherworldly

(ˌʌðəˈwɜːldlɪ)
adj
1. of or relating to the spiritual or imaginative world
2. impractical or unworldly
ˌotherˈworldliness n

oth•er•world•ly

(ˈʌð ərˈwɜrld li)

adj.
concerned with the world of imagination or the world to come.
[1870]
oth′er•world′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.otherworldly - existing outside of or not in accordance with natureotherworldly - existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; "find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"

otherworldly

adjective
Of or concerned with the spirit rather than the body or material things:
Translations

otherworldly

other-worldly [ˌʌðərˈwɜːrldli] adj [people, things, places] → d'un autre monde

otherworldly

adj attitude, personweltfern; smile, expressionentrückt
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