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Earthly concern   /ˈərθli kənsˈərn/   Listen
Earthly concern

The concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife.  Synonyms: earth, world, worldly concern.

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"Earthly concern" Quotes from Famous Books

... pressed into military service in tropical climes, it would produce them as soon as possible, and it would apologise, if necessary. Now, no apologies were needed. When one nation apologises to another, millions of amateurs who have no earthly concern with the difficulty hurl themselves into the strife and embarrass the trained specialist. It was requested that the crew be found, if they were still alive—they had been eight months beyond knowledge—and it was promised ...
— The Day's Work, Volume 1 • Rudyard Kipling

Words linked to "Earthly concern" :   worldly concern, concern

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