Synonyms of terrestrial


1. tellurian, telluric, terrestrial, terrene

usage: of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air

2. planetary, terrestrial

usage: of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants; "planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball"

3. terrestrial (vs. amphibious) (vs. aquatic), onshore, overland

usage: operating or living or growing on land

4. mundane, terrestrial, worldly (vs. unworldly), secular, temporal

usage: concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"

5. sublunar, sublunary, terrestrial, earthly (vs. heavenly)

usage: of this earth; "transcendental motives for sublunary actions"; "fleeting sublunary pleasures"; "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball"

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