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un·world·ly

unworldly

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn wuhrld li
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: concerned with the spiritual rather than the material aspects of things.
The priest had to divide his attention between unworldly matters and the more mundane problems of running the church.
antonyms:
worldly
definition 2: lacking sophistication; not worldly-wise; provincial.
He'd grown up in a small, friendly town and felt unworldly compared with his street-wise cousin.
antonyms:
worldly
similar words:
naive, unsophisticated
definition 3: not known to this world; unearthly.
She was convinced that what she'd seen was some strange, unworldly phenomena.
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derivation: unworldliness (n.)