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[urth-lee] /ˈɜrθ li/

adjective, earthlier, earthliest.
of or relating to the , especially as opposed to heaven; worldly.
possible or conceivable:
an invention of no earthly use to anyone.
adjective -lier, -liest
of or characteristic of the earth as opposed to heaven; material or materialistic; worldly
(usually used with a negative) (informal) conceivable or possible; feasible (in such phrases as not an earthly (chance), etc)

Old English eorþlic “earthly, worldly;” see earth + -ly (1).


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