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See definition of worldly on Dictionary.com
  • adj.material, nonreligious
  • adj.sophisticated, materialistic

synonyms for worldly

  • earthly
  • earthy
  • mundane
  • practical
  • secular
  • temporal
  • carnal
  • fleshly
  • human
  • lay
  • materialistic
  • natural
  • physical
  • profane
  • sublunary
  • telluric
  • terrene
  • terrestrial
  • ungodly
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antonyms for worldly

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  • heavenly
  • spiritual
  • immaterial
  • low
  • otherworldly
  • religious
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
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How to use worldly in a sentence

His intense love of the experience of baseball fandom reveals how an older Murakami, now in his 70s, views time in relation to worldly accomplishments.
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They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
To ask God for His love, or for His grace, or for any worldly benefit seems to me unreasonable.
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I have for all worldly goods, two hundred and fifty dollars, with which I shall honorably pay my hotel bill.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
They could talk to one another both on worldly and spiritual matters, but there was no real familiarity between them.
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His very genius and splendor pails upon one, even taking the pictures as worldly pictures.
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Some of his nearest neighbors thought they could count a great many worldly spots upon him.
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This splendid man was innocent as a child of all worldly affairs unconnected with the sea.
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I speak always according to worldly notions, always reverencing those incomprehensible ways which are not our ways.
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Is she more exempt from egotism, does she dislike others less, and has she fewer worldly affections?
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WORDS RELATED TO WORLDLY

  • apathetic
  • been around twice
  • bored
  • cloyed
  • cool
  • disenchanted
  • disentranced
  • done it all
  • fed up
  • glutted
  • indifferent
  • jaded
  • knowing
  • laid-back
  • lukewarm
  • mellow
  • mundane
  • offhand
  • satiated
  • sick of
  • sophisticate
  • sophisticated
  • unconcerned
  • unexcited
  • uninterested
  • unmoved
  • weary
  • world-weary
  • worldly
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