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adjective as in earthly

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Cree First Nations people, for example, once believed they were the spirits of the dead trying to communicate with their earthbound loved ones.

From Ozy

The supernova that is gymnast Simone Biles has been explaining a phenomenon called “the twisties” for we who are more earthbound creatures.

From Time

This wordless, music-less, but not gruntless, film details the daily farm life of a mother pig, the Gunda of the title, who, after giving birth to a passel of little squigglies, cares for them with a kind of earthbound tenderness.

From Time

Theoretically, Ravn X could depart from an airport, deliver its payload to space, return back to the airport to be reloaded with a filled cargo module, then take off again for earthbound deliveries.

Scooter Braun came across an earthbound angel on YouTube in 2008.

But let us return to non-fiction, the knowable world, and frankly earthbound thoughts.

Sally carried the dreams of her earthbound sisters with grace and good humor.

Both the winged feathered kind, and the earthbound humanoids, waiting to be plucked.

Only earthbound creatures—like the star-fish, for instance—become all they can become in this sphere; man's soul must evolve.

He is far away in his dreamings now, without a thought for his earthbound fellow-creatures.

He saw that he was in the compartment of an interstellar ship and he knew that it was Earthbound.

Will the emancipated soul be less faithful than the souls still earthbound?

The big moon, no longer smoking in the earthbound haze, had risen into the clear dominion of the upper sky.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earthbound, such as: secular, earthen, earthy, tellurian, telluric, and terrene.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.