worldly, secular, temporal(adj)
characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
"worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
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"
Concerned with human or earthly matters, physical as opposed to spiritual.
Concerned with secular rather than sacred matters.
Sophisticated, especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.
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The funny thing is that I’ve known since I was 7 years old that I was never going to have kids, i always imagined myself as this worldly, traveling, gypsy lady.
The cosmopolitan life here is so much more elegant and worldly and connected with other parts of the eastern Mediterranean.
Be wisely worldly, be not worldly wise.
My dad was always the person who would plant seeds and give me encouragement but also would say things that would fester inside me that wouldn't come to fruition for a while, he was very worldly and deep in his thinking. My mom was the enforcer. My dad may have been in the Special Forces, but I was never afraid of him. My mom's still here, and I'm still deathly afraid of her. She's a very tough, tough old lady, very demanding. She was the hand, she was the one, I love her so much, but she was tough.
You can't make this stuff up, the fact that there was the announcement on the same week as our film just excites people. Human beings are just interested in other worldly things right now.
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- sekulaarinen, maallinen, mainenFinnish
- saoghaltaScottish Gaelic
- mondano, mondanamenteItalian
- световен, овоземски, способен, ербап, искусен, светскиMacedonian
- wereldwijs, seculier, materieel, wereldlijkDutch
- земной, мирской, бывалый, опытный, светский, суетныйRussian
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