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- 1. unworldly (vs. worldly), anchoritic, eremitic, eremitical, hermitic, hermitical, cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical, spiritual, unearthly, unmercenary, naive#1, naif, pious
- usage: not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
- 2. unsophisticated, unworldly, naive (vs. sophisticated), naif
- usage: not wise in the ways of the world; "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
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