worldly synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term worldly:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. worldly, secular, temporaladjective

    characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

    Synonyms:
    profane, lay, blase, temporal, laic, secular, worldly

    Antonyms:
    anchoritic, cloistered, naif, unworldly, unmercenary, eremitic, hermitical, monastical, unearthly, monastic, eremitical, cloistral, naive, spiritual, conventual, hermitic

  2. blase, worldlyadjective

    very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world

    Synonyms:
    bored, blase, temporal, secular, worldly

    Antonyms:
    anchoritic, naif, eremitic, hermitic, naive, unearthly, unmercenary, cloistral, monastical, monastic, eremitical, spiritual, conventual, cloistered, hermitical, unworldly

Wiktionary

  1. worldlyadjective

    Concerned with human or earthly matters, physical as opposed to spiritual.

    Synonyms:
    material, mundane

  2. worldlyadjective

    Concerned with secular rather than sacred matters.

    Synonyms:
    lay, profane

  3. worldlyadjective

    Sophisticated, especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.

    Synonyms:
    sophisticated, street-smart

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worldly

    Synonyms:
    abominable, common, cursed, impure, polluted, secular, unconsecrated, unhallowed, unholy, unsanctified, wicked

    Antonyms:
    blessed, consecrated, devoted, divine, hallowed, holy, sacred, saintly, set apart

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worldlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    earthly, mundane, terrestrial, terrene, sublunary, human, common

  2. worldlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    secular, temporal

  3. worldlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    sordid, grovelling, selfish, earth-born, irreligious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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secular



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