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Synonyms for world

earth

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huge amount

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for all the world

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on top of the world

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think the world of someone

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the celestial body where humans live

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the totality of all existing things

the totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

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all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you

people in general considered as a whole

a part of the earth that can be considered separately

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the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

involving the entire earth

References in classic literature ?
Never was there so strange and effective a method of world conquest.
There were two Chinese for every white-skinned human in the world, Burchaldter announced, and the world trembled.
It is unpleasant that our destiny does not tally with the destiny of the rest of the world, but what would you?
What passed between them was not learned by the rest of the world until long after; in fact, at that time the world was not interested in Jacobus Laningdale.
That march may have occupied nine years and eleven months of the ten years that I spent in the inner world, or it may have been accomplished in the fraction of a second--I cannot tell.
He had covered but a short distance from the forest when I beheld the first of his pursuers--a Sagoth, one of those grim and terrible gorilla-men who guard the mighty Mahars in their buried cities, faring forth from time to time upon slave-raiding or punitive expeditions against the human race of Pellucidar, of whom the dominant race of the inner world think as we think of the bison or the wild sheep of our own world.
Our trip through the earth's crust was but a repetition of my two former journeys between the inner and the outer worlds.
There could have been but a single deduction in the mind of the Mahar--there were other worlds than Pellucidar, and the gilak was a rational being.
My thesis is," he says, "that if we start with the supposition that there is only one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff of which everything is composed, and if we call that stuff
The same view of "consciousness" is set forth in the succeeding essay, "A World of Pure Experience" (ib.
But I should say that images belong only to the mental world, while those occurrences (if any) which do not form part of any "experience" belong only to the physical world.
On this view of the whole world, or at least of broad longitudinal belts, having been simultaneously colder from pole to pole, much light can be thrown on the present distribution of identical and allied species.
Hence we see that throughout the world, the plants growing on the more lofty mountains, and on the temperate lowlands of the northern and southern hemispheres, are sometimes identically the same; but they are much oftener specifically distinct, though related to each other in a most remarkable manner.
Dana, that 'it is certainly a wonderful fact that New Zealand should have a closer resemblance in its crustacea to Great Britain, its antipode, than to any other part of the world.
Now let us see what light can be thrown on the foregoing facts, on the belief, supported as it is by a large body of geological evidence, that the whole world, or a large part of it, was during the Glacial period simultaneously much colder than at present.