In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dreamlike)(look/atmosphere) de otro mundo(look/atmosphere) de ensueño
- These poems ‘have a different atmosphere and are more other-worldly, in a curious way.’
- While both manage to strike a balance between being suitably other-worldly and maintaining their audience's sympathy, their respective complaints at the harshness of the colonial yolks of their masters seem unfounded.
- Metaphysical poetry, which rooted religious experience in the natural world, gave way to a religious poetry either more cerebral and coolly rational, or else more ethereal and other-worldly.
- Now this wasn't the exotic and other-worldly form of déjà vu, but the ‘my brain has turned to mush and I keep on forgetting things' kind.
- Importantly, the backdrop was the sublime other-worldly, essentially Gaelic landscape of the Western Isles, whose vastness he would later capture not only on canvas but in a series of extraordinary photographs.
- Suddenly his last couple of posts before his death become something other-worldly, and people stop to read his final words, probably hoping to find some truths: god, life, death.
- Some forms of contemporary theology have reacted strongly against this anti-body attitude and this other-worldly spirituality of modern Gnostics, whether within or outside the Church.
- Which is odd because, up until now, she has rather resembled a llama herself, with her slightly shaggy hair, other-worldly expression and dainty, measured paces.
- There are metaphorical glimpses of heaven and hell - both as other-worldly places and as states of being within oneself.
- Some of our people, listening in on our ancestors' imagined, other-worldly discourse, hear only the endless repetition of the never again.
- He's the other-worldly mystic, cloistered away, who deals daily in more murder, suffering and unforgiveness than most of us encounter in a month of Monday mornings.
- Egypt's magical and mystical other-worldly presence captivates our curiosity with an appeal that crosses all boundaries of time, geography and culture.
- Neptune, the planet of gentle love and compassion, is in a harmonious aspect to his Moon, which is a clear signal that his music is becoming more spiritual and other-worldly.
- You will, among other things, be an extremely tolerant person, even mystical, even other-worldly.
- The practices of exclusive other-worldly salvation religions did not disappear with modernity, despite early Enlightenment imperatives, and have not disappeared so far despite recent globalization.
- This is a film that's at once touching, funny and other-worldly, a surprising and refreshing bit of genre defiance that proves that distinctive movies can still be made, even in an age when some say everything has already been done.
- Is this evidence, at bottom, of an irresolvable clash between capitalistic materialism and religious, other-worldly values?
- The majority of people never bother to buy squash - they see it in the supermarket or farmers market, admire its other-worldly shapes, then head for the more familiar carrots, turnips and corn.
- It's dark (many of these fish have a vampire-like hatred of anything over 25 watts), it feels very other-worldly, and it's filled with alien beings.
- The songs on this new work combine the improvisational style of jazz, the strong melodic lines of calypso and the ethereal other-worldly trippiness of the East - often updated with new-age arrangements.
2(mystical)(principles/faith) místico(faith/principles) espiritual
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