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      adj   , -lier, -liest  
1    of or characteristic of the earth as opposed to heaven; material or materialistic; worldly  
2    usually used with a negative  
Informal   conceivable or possible; feasible (in such phrases as not an earthly (chance), etc.)  
  earthliness      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    mundane, sublunary, tellurian, telluric, terrene, terrestrial, worldly  
2    human, material, mortal, non-spiritual, profane, secular, temporal, worldly  
3    base, carnal, fleshly, gross, low, materialistic, physical, sensual, sordid, vile  
4      (informal)   conceivable, feasible, imaginable, likely, possible, practical  
1, 2 & 3    ethereal, heavenly, immaterial, immortal, otherworldly, spiritual, supernatural, unearthly  

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earthily, earthy, earth, early

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