World in a sentence

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Definition of World

  • The earth and the surrounding heavens; the creation; the system of created things; existent creation; the universe.
  • Any planet or heavenly body, especially when considered as inhabited, and as the scene of interests analogous with human interests; as, a plurality of worlds.
  • The earth and its inhabitants, with their concerns; the sum of human affairs and interests.
  • In a more restricted sense, that part of the earth and its concerns which is known to any one, or contemplated by any one; a division of the globe, or of its inhabitants; human affairs as seen from a certain position, or from a given point of view; also, state of existence; scene of life and action; as, the Old World; the New World; the religious world; the Catholic world; the upper world; the future world; the heathen world.
  • The customs, practices, and interests of men; general affairs of life; human society; public affairs and occupations; as, a knowledge of the world.
  • Individual experience of, or concern with, life; course of life; sum of the affairs which affect the individual; as, to begin the world with no property; to lose all, and begin the world anew.
  • The inhabitants of the earth; the human race; people in general; the public; mankind.
  • The earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven; concerns of this life as distinguished from those of the life to come; the present existence and its interests; hence, secular affairs; engrossment or absorption in the affairs of this life; worldly corruption; the ungodly or wicked part of mankind.
  • As an emblem of immensity, a great multitude or quantity; a large number.
  • all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  • the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
  • all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
  • people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
  • people in general considered as a whole
  • the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
  • everything that exists anywhere
  • a part of the earth that can be considered separately

How to use world in a sentence. World pronunciation.

Copyright laws are changing all over the world.
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A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
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I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
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My father reads it over and over, and shakes his head sadly, for, truth is, he has a fear that the world may lay its hand upon thee.
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The ages have gone, and the rest of the world has changed, but Egypt is the same Egypt, the Nile rises and falls, and the old lean years and fat years come and go.
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It seemed as if the world must be noiseless, for not a sound of the life in other parts of the Palace came to him, not an echo or vibration of the city which stirred beyond the great gateway.
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To take a human life, even in battle, was against the code by which he had ever been governed, yet he had taken life secretly, and was hiding it from the world.
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Before the world knows I shall be in possession.
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He knew that as that fatal blow had been delivered, there was no thought of punishment-it was blind anger and hatred: it was the ancient virus working which had filled the world with war, and armed it at the expense, the bitter and oppressive expense, of the toilers and the poor.
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It came to him now as he sat by the water-side, and he raised his face to the sun and to the world.
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I will not shrink I shrank yesterday because I was afraid of the world; to-day I will face it, I will-" She stopped suddenly, and another look flashed into her face.
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I had an uncle here in the East for twenty-five years, yet I knew him better than all others in the world.
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He appeared to be unconscious of David's pain-drawn face, as he sat with hands upon his knees, his head bent forward listening, as though lost to the world.
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It makes you forget the world, doesn't it?
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The horses, too, were black, and the mass made a barbaric display belonging more to another period in the world's history.
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All at once the world seemed to be a vast vacuum in which his brain strove for air, and all his senses were numbed and overpowered.
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Presently, upon the silence, her voice sharp with agony said: "I am a leper, and I go to that desert place which my lord has set apart for lepers, where, dead to the world, I shall watch the dreadful years come and go.
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The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
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If our Femality had no Business in this World, why was it sent hither?
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Rot the World. Pag. 6.
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Examples of World

Example #1
Please do not remove it.
Example #2
Do not change or edit the header without written permission.
Example #3
And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
Example #4
Ay, and he would have it, because it pleased him to have it-like his father before him.
Example #5
I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
Example #6
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.