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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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To just drop whatever loads we’re bearing, retreating to some private realm where our worldly concerns fade into oblivion.
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The real stuff of my work that is, not the worldly responsibilities that go along with it.
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This teaching merged with a broader, evangelical skepticism toward expertise and worldly knowledge.
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Today, Mormon congregants are often told to recognize the juxtaposition between “worldly wisdom” and “divine truths.”
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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.
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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.
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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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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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