otherworldly otherworldly  /ˈə ðər ˈwɜrld li/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) existing outside of or not in accordance with nature

Usage(s):

  1. Meteors striking the surface of the earth leave behind an otherworldly mark.
  2. Tibet's spiritual leader is otherworldly, yet deeply engaged in this world.
  3. The body temperature scanners installed at airports around the world help control the spread of the illness and generate haunting, otherworldly imagery.

News

  1. Is 'Man of Steel' Superman Really Based on Jesus?

    An otherworldly being sends his only son to earth, in the hopes of him saving humanity from the forces of evil. While this could describe the Gospel story, it could also describe the premise for the Superman story.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  2. Melissa McCarthy Enlists for B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations

    Melissa McCarthy has signed on to provide a voice in 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation's upcoming B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations . Deadline has the news, reporting that the Bridesmaids star will appear opposite the previously-attached Seth Rogen.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  3. Melissa McCarthy Joins Seth Rogen In DreamWorks Animation’s ‘B.O.O. (Bureau Of Otherworldly Operations)’

    EXCLUSIVE : Melissa McCarthy has signed on to voice the role of Watts in B.O.O (Bureau Of Otherworldly Operations ) , the DreamWorks Animation film that has been scheduled for June 5, 2015 release. B.O.O. is a super secret government agency dedicated to protecting humans from evil hauntings. Agents are themselves ghosts. Two new agents, Jackson Moss (voiced by Seth Rogen) and his oddball partner ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

Quotes

  1. Symington told CNN the craft he saw March 13, 1997, was "enormous. It just felt otherworldly. In your gut, you could just tell it was otherworldly."
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Fife Symington Source: FOX News

  2. "I feel like this is him talking about what's next," Rubin said. "There's a very otherworldly quality to it. And that's nothing we could have planned. . . . While we were finishing it, once we heard his voice again, we really felt a presence...
    on Feb 18, 2010 By: Rick Rubin Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I grew up as a child reading Jules Verne and it all seemed to be some mysterious, otherworldly thing, yet basically everything that Verne talked about has been revealed," Noble said. "One of the great things about science fiction is that it...
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: John Noble Source: Wired News

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