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terrestrial

ter·res·tri·al

terrestrial

 
pronunciation:
t re stri l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the earth or its inhabitants.
synonyms:
earthbound, earthy, tellurian
antonyms:
alien, celestial, empyreal
similar words:
agrarian, earthly
definition 2: of, relating to, or composed of land rather than water or air.
synonyms:
earthen, earthy
antonyms:
celestial
similar words:
dusty, muddy
definition 3: mundane in character or scope; not spiritual or elevated; worldly.
synonyms:
carnal, earthly, material, mundane, profane, secular, sublunary, temporal, worldly
antonyms:
empyreal, heavenly
similar words:
corporeal, materialistic, physical, sensual
definition 4: living on or in the ground, rather than in trees, water, or air.
synonyms:
earthbound, tellurian
similar words:
mortal
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one that inhabits the earth.
synonyms:
earthling, mortal, tellurian
similar words:
being, creature, inhabitant, life
derivation: terrestrially (adv.)
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  earth, geology
Word Parts
The word terrestrial contains the following part:
terr, terra Latin root that means earth, land
synonyms:
geo