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worldly

world·ly

worldly

pronunciation:
wuhrld li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: worldlier, worldliest
definition 1: of or pertaining to the material world; not spiritual; secular.
synonyms:
earthly, mundane, secular, temporal, terrestrial
antonyms:
otherworldly, unworldly
similar words:
bodily, carnal, corporeal, fleshly, irreligious, lay, material, natural, physical, profane
definition 2: devoted to or knowledgeable about the people, things, activities, and pleasures of the material world; sophisticated.
synonyms:
materialistic, sophisticated, worldly-wise
antonyms:
innocent, naive, otherworldly, unsophisticated, unworldly
similar words:
blasť, carnal, cosmopolitan, fleshly, refined, sensuous, temporal, urbane
derivation: worldliness (n.)
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