inworld

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in +‎ world.

Adjective[edit]

inworld (comparative more inworld, superlative most inworld)

  1. (gaming) Inside the world of an MMORPG.
    • 2011, John Postill, Localizing the Internet: An Anthropological Account, Berghahn Books (2011), ISBN 9780857451972, page 22:
      These inworld practices include weaving, building, trading, chatting, dancing, making love, flying and many others besides.
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Adverb[edit]

inworld (comparative more inworld, superlative most inworld)

  1. (gaming) Inside the world of an MMORPG.
    • 2008, Tom Boellstorff, Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human, Princeton University Press (2008), ISBN 9780691135281, page 125:
      Midbie status was shaped not just by the absolute amount of time since the creation of an account, but by the cumulative amount of time spent inworld.
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