Synonyms of worldly


1. worldly (vs. unworldly), secular, temporal, economic, material, materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded, mundane, terrestrial, earthly, profane#2, secular, sophisticated

usage: characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"

2. blase, worldly, sophisticated (vs. naive)

usage: very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world; "the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'"; "the benefits of his worldly wisdom"

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