Adjective "temporally" definition and examples

(Temporally may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtɛmp(ə)rəli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

With regard to time.
  1. 'temporally regulated events'
  2. 'The action is unexplainable, because it is unconnected to any logically or temporally prior event.'
  3. 'The location - the lake - creates a rhythmical continuity throughout the five-minute video, but no temporally naturalistic narrative unfolds.'
In a way that relates to worldly as opposed to spiritual affairs.
  1. 'Civil causes ought not to appertain to the church; for such things were temporal, and ought to pertain to the temporally, as spiritual things to the spiritually.'
  2. 'He is the vicar of the Prophet both spiritually and temporally.'
  3. 'The temporally engaged Christian must wrestle with a world that ceaselessly denies or misunderstands the role of the divine in history.'

More definitions

1. of or relating to time.

2. pertaining to or concerned with the present life or this world; worldly: temporal joys.

3. enduring for a time only; temporary; transitory (opposed to eternal).

4. Grammar. of, relating to, or expressing time: a temporal adjective, such as recent, or a temporal adverb, such as recently. of or relating to the tenses of a verb.

5. secular, lay, or civil, as opposed to ecclesiastical. noun, Usually, temporals

6. a temporal possession, estate,

More examples(as adjective)

"signs can be temporally."

Origin

(temporal)