worldly possession

NOUN
  1. a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
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How To Use worldly possession In A Sentence

  • These men were observed to be of various statures, considerably variegated, and carried their worldly possessions in bundles, boxes, trunks, valises, and suitcases.
  • Finally, my dishes, kitchen equipment and all other worldly possessions have arrived and my living room is floor to ceiling with big heavy boxes.
  • A great number of emigres arrived daily from the mainland, left homeless and often destitute of all worldly possessions.
  • She forsook her worldly possessions to devote herself to the church.
  • They tear our houses down, burn up our worldly possessions, and sometimes even kill us.
  • he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter
  • On a low stone wall we spread our handkerchiefs, and each in his handkerchief put all his worldly possessions with the exception of the ` bit o 'baccy' down his sock. The Carter and the Carpenter
  • I remember the second trip where I sat on the beach with a margarita and a napkin jotting down my worldly possessions and what their market value was. Idle ramblings of a homesick girl
  • I saw several people who, like him, appeared to have their worldly possessions stacked neatly on a metal trolley.
  • It was a bit of a comedown in that we had to pack up everything and then spend 48 hours homeless - living in other people's spare rooms, our car packed to the gunnels with all our worldly possessions.
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