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Definitions of "world"

  • noun
  • The earth, especially together with the life it supports. noun
  • The universe. noun
  • noun
  • Humankind considered as social beings; human society. noun
  • People as a whole; the public. noun
  • A specified part of the earth. noun
  • A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history. noun
  • A realm or domain. noun
  • noun
  • A sphere of human activity or interest. noun
  • A class or group of people with common characteristics or pursuits. noun
  • A particular way of life. noun
  • All that relates to or affects the life of a person. noun
  • Secular life and its concerns. noun
  • noun
  • Human existence; life. noun
  • A state of existence. noun
  • A large amount; much. noun

The word "world" in example sentences

It is a test to \'live in the world but not of the world\ 'as Jesus put it.. [Capricorn New Moon, December 27, 2008]

And the idea that you can't set up a controlled experiment in an open-ended virtual world is curious -- scientists do this all the time, setting up controlled experiments in *the real world*.. [Studying Real-World Business in Virtual Worlds]

We may distinguish between the world-in-itself and the ˜world™ of our perceptual and related experiences (the phenomenal world).. [Thomas Kuhn]

In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world_.. [Daily Strength for Daily Needs]

It is the principal idea which penetrates all our reasoning about the relation of God and the world -- namely, the idea of a _teleology in the world_ -- which is to lead us to a correct conception of the _miracles_ and their reconcilableness with a mechanism of nature and with the Darwinistic ideas of development.. [The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality]

Similarly, the world of physical phenomena which was briefly called “world” by Minkowski is naturally four-dimensional in the space-time sense.. [Chapter 17. Minkowski’s Four-Dimensional Space]

[Illustration: _It was a beautiful white world, a very beautiful white world_]. [The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse]

Christ: by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world_.. [The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10 Drummond to Jowett, and General Index]

Not a human being but ourselves for miles; and no sound heard but the pulsations of the great Pacific! and the great steep hill rising like a wall, and cutting us off from all the world, but the “world of waters!. [Chapter XVIII. Easter Sunday-“Sail Ho!”-Whales-San Juan-Romance of Hide-Droghing-San Diego Again]

It was not a singing river, but to-day it seemed to have a song, "_Go back, go back_," it said; "_you have seen the world, you have seen the world_.". [Mistress Anne]

"_Comprehend clearly_" (says Hermes to Asclepios) "_that this sensible world is enfolded, as in a garment, by the supernal world_.". [Four-Dimensional Vistas]

That the expression, "end of the world," where the original for _world_ is _ai [= o] n_, ever has the meaning of end of this material universe cannot be proved.. [The Arena Volume 4, No. 20, July, 1891]

It is a participial adjective from _pacha_, place, especially the world, and _camac_, present participle of _camani_, I animate, from which also comes _camakenc_, the soul, and means _animating the world_.. [The Myths of the New World A Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America]

_This world is the next world_; do thou therefore enjoy pleasure, for every virtuous man does not gain it.. [India: What can it teach us? A Course of Lectures Delivered before the University Of Cambridge]

"I have been thinking," he said, "since my question of how the world went with you, what a very insignificant thing, as to extent, '_the world_' of any one person is.". [Say and Seal, Volume I]

To this we answer, that God did not choose to prevent sin in this way, but to create the world exactly as he did, though he foresaw the fall and all its consequences; _because the highest good of the universe required the creation of such a world_.. [A Theodicy, or, Vindication of the Divine Glory]

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