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State of prosperity. [Obs.]
They think it was never fair-world with them since.
Interworld In`ter*world", n.
A world between other worlds. --Holland.
Old World ant thrushesPitta Pit"ta (p[i^]t"t[.a]), n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of a large group of bright-colored clamatorial birds
belonging to Pitta, and allied genera of the family
Pittid[ae]. Most of the species are varied with three or
more colors, such as blue, green, crimson, yellow, purple,
and black. They are called also ground thrushes, and Old
World ant thrushes; but they are not related to the true
Note: The pittas are most abundant in the East Indies, but
some inhabit Southern Asia, Africa, and Australia. They
live mostly upon the ground, and feed upon insects of
various kinds. Seven wonders of the worldWonder Won"der, n. [OE. wonder, wunder, AS. wundor; akin to D.
wonder, OS. wundar, OHG. wuntar, G. wunder, Icel. undr, Sw. &
Dan. under, and perhaps to Gr. ? to gaze at.]
1. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the
presentation to the sight or mind of something new,
unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well
understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
They were filled with wonder and amazement at that
which had happened unto him. --Acts iii.
Wonder is the effect of novelty upon ignorance.
Note: Wonder expresses less than astonishment, and much less
than amazement. It differs from admiration, as now
used, in not being necessarily accompanied with love,
esteem, or approbation.
2. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange
thing; a prodigy; a miracle. `` Babylon, the wonder of all
To try things oft, and never to give over, doth
I am as a wonder unto many. --Ps. lxxi. 7.
Seven wonders of the world. See in the Dictionary of Noted
Names in Fiction. Seven wonders of the worldSeven Sev"en, a. [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon,
seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun,
G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj["o], Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith.
septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L.
septem, Gr. ???, Skr. saptan. [root]305. Cf. Hebdomad,
One more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one
Seven sciences. See the Note under Science, n., 4.
Seven stars (Astron.), the Pleiades.
Seven wonders of the world. See under Wonders.
Seven-year apple (Bot.), a rubiaceous shrub (Genipa
clusiifolia) growing in the West Indies; also, its edible
Seven-year vine (Bot.), a tropical climbing plant
(Ipom[oe]a tuberosa) related to the morning-glory.
Underworld Un"der*world`, n.
1. The lower of inferior world; the world which is under the
heavens; the earth.
That overspreads (with such a reverence) This
2. The mythological place of departed souls; Hades.
3. The portion of the world which is below the horizon; the
opposite side of the world; the antipodes. [R.]
Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail, That
brings our friends up from the underworld.
4. The inferior part of mankind. [R.] --Atterbury.
UnworldlinessUnworldly Un*world"ly, a.
Not worldly; spiritual; holy. --Hawthorne. --
Un*world"li*ness, n. UnworldlyUnworldly Un*world"ly, a.
Not worldly; spiritual; holy. --Hawthorne. --
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 World"ly, adv.
With relation to this life; in a worldly manner.
Subverting worldly strong and worldly wise By simply
Worldly World"ly, a. [AS. woroldlic.]
1. Relating to the world; human; common; as, worldly maxims;
worldly actions. ``I thus neglecting worldly ends.'
Many years it hath continued, standing by no other
worldly mean but that one only hand which erected
2. Pertaining to this world or life, in contradistinction
from the life to come; secular; temporal; devoted to this
life and its enjoyments; bent on gain; as, worldly
pleasures, affections, honor, lusts, men.
With his soul fled all my worldly solace. --Shak.
3. Lay, as opposed to clerical. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Worldlywise World"ly*wise`, a.
Wise in regard to things of this world. --Bunyan.
World-wide World"-wide`, a.
Extended throughout the world; as, world-wide fame.
Meaning of World from wikipedia
- The world
is the planet Earth
and all life upon it, including human
civilization. In a philosophical
context, the "world
" is the whole
of the physical...
- i.e. anywhere
on Earth. World
or the world
may also refer
to: Earth, the planet World
Island, Afro-Eurasia The World
(archipelago), near Dubai...
- "Old World
" is used in the West to refer
to Africa, Asia and Europe
(Afro-Eurasia or the World
Island), regarded collectively
as the part of the world
- The New World
is one of the names
used for the majority
of Earth's Western
(including nearby islands
such as those...
- The ATP World
Tour 250 series
as the ATP World Series
and ATP International
Series) is the fifth-highest tier of men's tennis
- World serpent
to: Jörmungandr, also known
as the Midgard
Serpent, the serpent surrounding
his own tail in Norse
- This is a list of WBC world
champions, showing every world champion certificated
by the World Boxing Council
(WBC). The WBC is one of the four major
- demographics, the world
po****tion is the total number
of humans currently
living, and was estimated
to have reached
as of March
- The INF World Rankings
by the International Netball Federation
(INF) to make it possible
the relative strengths
- Modern World
or The Modern World
to: Modern World
, a 1940-41 British magazine aimed
at boys, originally entitled Modern Wonder
Modernity, a po****r...