otherworldliness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n otherworldliness concern with things of the spirit
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n otherworldliness The character of being otherworldly; a disposition to act in this life with reference to another or future world; conduct of life prompted by a hope of heaven.
    • n otherworldliness Reference to or insistence upon the existence of another world beyond the present; ideality; spirituality; the quality of being visionary.
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Usage

In poetry:

Full of wings, otherworldliness.
In this, they are Ledas.
O mother of leaves and sweetness
Who are these pietas?
The shadows of ringdoves chanting, but chasing nothing.
"Winter Trees" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Her Black James project trafficks in otherworldliness and disorientation that is, at times, spooky, unhinged and detached.
A Luring Wild Otherworldliness .
There's always been something beguiling about "Alice in Wonderland" - intrigue, otherworldliness and above all creativity and artistry.
It's only a small step away: Since everyone's already singing, why not acknowledge the artifice and embrace that otherworldliness for theatrical effect.
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