What is another word for otherworldly?

Pronunciation: [ˈʌðəwˌɜːldli] (IPA)

Otherworldly is an adjective that is often used to describe something that appears otherworldly. This word is often used when describing things that are surreal, strange, alien, or supernatural. Synonyms for the word "otherworldly" include ethereal, mystical, surreal, dreamlike, otherworldly, supernatural, magical, miraculous, and unearthly. Each of these synonyms has its own unique connotations and meanings. For example, "ethereal" implies something delicate and light, while "unearthly" suggests something from a different realm or dimension. Regardless of the specific synonym used, all the words mentioned above convey the sense of being beyond the physical world and hinting at something more profound.

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What are the hypernyms for Otherworldly?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for otherworldly?

The word "otherworldly" refers to something that is not of this world, transcendent, or supernatural. Some antonyms for "otherworldly" include mundane, ordinary, earthly, natural, and terrestrial. Mundane refers to something that is commonplace or lacks inspiration, while ordinary denotes a lack of unusualness or distinction. Earthly describes something that belongs to this world, while natural pertains to things within the realm of the ordinary workings of nature. Finally, terrestrial suggests something that is worldly, commonplace or relating to the planet Earth as opposed to anything that is beyond the planet's realm.

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Usage examples for Otherworldly

There was something otherworldly and chilling about her voice.
Thomas Hoover
There was the same poignant sadness about his mouth, the same soft beard and sensitive nose; there was the same otherworldly kindliness in his eyes and his every gesture.
"Comrade Yetta"
Albert Edwards
It lies in the nature of the case that the spirit that is to exist as pure spirit must be an otherworldly one, for, since I am not it, it follows that it can only be outside me; since in any case a human being is not fully comprehended in the concept "spirit," it follows that the pure spirit, the spirit as such, can only be outside of men, beyond the human world,-not earthly, but heavenly.
"The Ego and His Own"
Max Stirner

Famous quotes with Otherworldly

  • I have long observed that the act of writing is viewed, by some, as an elite and otherworldly act, all the more so if a person isn't paid for what she writes.
    Joyce Maynard
  • He helped make Living Things even more crazy than I wanted it to be. He added old-fashioned piano and classical folk music - that weird otherworldly vibe - all these elements got onto the record.
    Matthew Sweet
  • The actual infinite arises in three contexts: first when it is realized in the most complete form, in a fully independent otherworldly being, in Deo, where I call it the Absolute Infinite or simply Absolute; second when it occurs in the contingent, created world; third when the mind grasps it in abstracto as a mathematical magnitude, number or order type.
    Georg Cantor
  • Suffering is not an otherworldly affair; it will never be that a person won’t be able to unearth the mystery of his suffering in his lifetime.
    Neamat Imam
  • I'd never heard anything like it before. It was like banshee music. This absolutely otherworldly voice, singing about a book, and as a bookish kid, I was always fascinated by anything, any music that seems to be about or inspired by books.
    Neil Gaiman

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