HyperDic: worldly

English > 2 senses of the word worldly:
ADJECTIVEallworldly, secular, temporalcharacteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
allworldly, blasevery sophisticated especially because of surfeit
worldly > pronunciation
Soundswer'ldliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > worldly: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world.
Example"worldly goods and advancement"
Synonymssecular, temporal
Narrowereconomicconcerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)
materialconcerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests
materialistic, mercenary, worldly-mindedmarked by materialism
mundane, terrestrialconcerned with the world or worldly matters
See alsoearthlyOf or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
profane, secularnot concerned with or devoted to religion
sophisticatedHaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
Oppositeunworldlynot concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
Spanishmundano, temporal
Catalantemporal
Nounsworldthe concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
worldlinessconcern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
English > worldly: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.
Example "the benefits of his worldly wisdom"
Synonymblase
BroadersophisticatedHaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
Nounsworldlinessthe quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment

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