sublunary

  • 1Sublunary — Sub lu*na*ry, n. Any worldly thing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2sublunary — index mundane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3sublunary — 1590s, from Mod.L. sublunaris, from sub (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + lunaris (see LUNAR (Cf. lunar)) …

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  • 4sublunary — *earthly, terrestrial, earthy, mundane, worldly …

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  • 5sublunary — [sub lo͞on′ər ē, sub′lo͞o ner΄ē] adj. [ML sublunaris < L sub , under + luna, the moon] 1. situated beneath the moon; terrestrial 2. earthly; mundane: Also sublunar …

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  • 6Sublunary — Infobox Webcomic title = Sublunary caption = author = Reena Smith and Sarah Terry url = http://sublunary.comicgen.com/ status = Hiatus since November 9, 2005 began = September 1 2003 ended = November 9, 2005 genre = Yaoi ratings = Sublunary is a… …

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  • 7Sublunary — Sublunar Sub*lu nar, Sublunary Sub lu*na*ry, a. [Pref. sub + lunar, or lunary: cf. F. sublunaire.] Situated beneath the moon; hence, of or pertaining to this world; terrestrial; earthly. [1913 Webster] All things sublunary are subject to change.… …

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  • 8sublunary — also sublunar adjective Etymology: modification of Late Latin sublunaris, from Latin sub + luna moon more at lunar Date: 1592 of, relating to, or characteristic of the terrestrial world < dull sublunary lovers John Donne > …

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  • 9sublunary — /sub loo ner ee, sub looh neuh ree/, adj. 1. situated beneath the moon or between the earth and the moon. 2. characteristic of or pertaining to the earth; terrestrial. 3. mundane or worldly: fleeting, sublunary pleasure. Also, sublunar /sub looh&#8230; …

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  • 10sublunary — adjective a) situated between the earth and the moon; sublunar or cislunar ...and the conversation which employed the hours between Friday and me was such as made the three years which we lived there together perfectly and completely happy, if&#8230; …

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  • 11sublunary — adj. situated beneath the moon; of or pertaining to the earth, earthly …

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  • 12sublunary — [sʌb lu:n(ə)ri] adjective literary belonging to this world rather than a better or more spiritual one …

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  • 13sublunary — a. Earthly, mundane, terrestrial, subastral, subcelestial, sublunar …

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  • 14sublunary — sub·lu·nary …

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  • 15sublunary — sub•lu•nar•y [[t]ˈsʌb lʊˌnɛr i, sʌbˈlu nə ri[/t]] also sub•lu•nar [[t]sʌbˈlu nər[/t]] adj. 1) characteristic of or pertaining to the earth; terrestrial 2) mundane or worldly • Etymology: 1585–95; &LT; LL sublūn(āris) (see sub , lunar) + ary …

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  • 16sublunary — /sʌbˈlunəri/ (say sub loohnuhree) adjective 1. situated beneath the moon. 2. of, on, or being the earth; terrestrial. 3. mundane or worldly. Also, sublunar /sʌbˈlunə/ (say sub loohnuh) …

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  • 17sublunary —   a. of the world; terrestrial …

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  • 18sublunary — adj. 1 beneath the moon. 2 Astron. a within the moon s orbit. b subject to the moon s influence. 3 of this world; earthly. Etymology: LL sublunaris (as SUB , LUNAR) …

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  • 19Sublunary sphere — The sublunary sphere is a concept derived from Greek astronomy. It is the region of the cosmos from the Earth to the Moon, consisting of the four classical elements: earth, water, air, and fire. Beginning with the Moon, up to the limits of the&#8230; …

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  • 20sublunary sphere — noun In geocentric cosmologies, that region of the cosmos from the centre of the Earth to the moon, believed to be comprised of the four classical elements (earth, air, fire and water) and to be subject to generation and corruptio …

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