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synonyms for worldly-wise

  • aware
  • cosmopolitan
  • cultivated
  • cultured
  • enlightened
  • experienced
  • knowing
  • knowledgeable
  • learned
  • mature
  • seasoned
  • sophisticated
  • urbane
  • worldly
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antonyms for worldly-wise

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  • inexperienced
  • naïve
  • simple
  • unsophisticated
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How to use worldly-wise in a sentence

The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
If so, it is to be hoped that, wise man as you are, the first attack of this disorder was also your last.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was aware of his own helplessness; he felt almost like a boy scolding his own wise, affectionate mother.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
If he fall, God has his wise purpose in the judgement, and I shall find resignation.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO WORLDLY-WISE

  • blasé
  • broken
  • brought down to earth
  • debunked
  • disenchanted
  • disenthralled
  • disentranced
  • embittered
  • enlightened
  • freed
  • indifferent
  • knowing
  • let-down
  • mondaine
  • out of love
  • punctured
  • sadder and wiser
  • shattered
  • sophisticated
  • undeceived
  • worldly
  • worldly-wise
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